Law Council welcomes judicial appointments



Attorney-General Michaelia Cash has announced the appointment of Jonathon Davis QC, Jennifer Howe, Colin Campbell to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, and Judge Paul Howard elevated to the Family Court of Australia.

Justice Howard commenced his appointment at the Brisbane registry today, as did Judge Davis and Judge Howe in in Melbourne, and Judge Campbell in Sydney.

Law Council of Australia President Dr Jacoba Brasch QC has welcomed the appointments, saying: "We look forward to the contribution each of these new appointments will make to the judiciary, and to upholding the administration of justice and serving the Australian community. The Law Council would welcome further appointments to both the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia to assist with their significant and growing workloads and to help clear backlogs".

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