Former Judges of the Court

Appointments and retirements

Judge Appointment Date Departure Date
Bryan Alan
BEAUMONT AO QC
30 May 1983 11 Feb 2005
Margaret Joan
BEAZLEY AO QC
1 Jan 1993 28 April 1996
Michael Eric John
BLACK AC QC
1 Jan 199121 Mar 2010
Annabelle Claire
BENNETT AO SC
5 May 2003
23 Mar 2016
Sir Richard Arthur
BLACKBURN OBE
1 Feb 1977 31 Mar 1985
Sir Nigel Hubert
BOWEN AC KBE QC
20 Dec 1976 31 Dec 1990
Catherine Margaret
BRANSON QC
16 May 1994 13 Oct 2008
Sir Francis Gerard
BRENNAN AC KBE QC
1 Feb 1977 12 Feb 1981
Robert John
BUCHANAN QC
8 Sep 2006
9 Sep 2016
James Charles Sholto
BURCHETT QC
3 Jun 1985 10 Oct 2000
Christopher John Seymour Metford
CARR
13 Dec 1993 1 Aug 2004
Xavier Francis Lockington
CONNOR AO QC
1 Feb 1977 17 Mar 1982
Richard Alan
CONTI QC
15 Aug 2000 15 Aug 2007
Richard Ellard
COOPER QC
30 Mar 1992 14 Mar 2005
The Hon Dennis Antill
COWDROY OAM QC
13 March 2006 15 Mar 2014
Susan Maree
CRENNAN AC QC
3 Feb 2004 1 Nov 2005
John Daryl
DAVIES QC
17 May 1978 31 Aug 1998
Sir William Patrick
DEANE AC KBE QC
1 Apr 1977 26 Jul 1982
Julie Anne
DODDS-STREETON QC
1 Feb 2010
1 Apr 2014
Garry Keith
DOWNES AM QC
2 Apr 2002 15 May 2012
Douglas Paton
DRUMMOND QC
2 Dec 1991 12 Apr 2003
James Joshua
EDELMAN
20 Apr 201529 Jan 2017
Richard Francis
EDMONDS SC
5 May 2005
10 Feb 2016
Marcus Richard
EINFELD
18 Dec 1986 16 Apr 2001
Robert James
ELLICOT AC QC
2 Mar 1981 24 Feb 1983
Arthur Robert
EMMETT AO QC
3 Feb 1997 6 Mar 2013
Phillip George
EVATT DSC QC
1 Feb 1977 28 Feb 1987
Mervyn George
EVERETT QC
27 Jun 1984 4 Oct 1987
Raymond Antony
FINKELSTEIN AO QC
21 July 1997 1 Jul 2011
Paul Desmond
FINN
3 July 1995 4 July 2012
Francis Robert
FISHER AO QC
6 Mar 1978 31 Jul 1989
Gerald Edward
FITZGERALD AC QC
25 Nov 1981 30 Jun 1984
Sir William Edward Stanley
FORSTER
1 Feb 1977 31 Jan 1989
Michael Leader
FOSTER QC
2 Nov 1987 26 Nov 1998
Russell Walter
FOX AC QC
1 Feb 1977 31 Mar 1989
Robert James Anning
FRANKI QC
1 Feb 1977 5 Aug 1986
Robert Shenton
FRENCH AC
25 Nov 1986 1 Sep 2008
John Foster
GALLOP AM RFD QC
11 Mar 1978 30 Jul 2000
Geoffrey Michael
GIUDICE AO
17 Sep 1997 28 Feb 2012
Alan Henry
GOLDBERG AO QC
3 Feb 1997 4 July 2010
Michelle Marjorie
GORDON SC
20 Apr 20078 Jun 2015
Peter Ross
GRAHAM QC
24 May 2005 6 Sep 2010
Peter Ross Awdry
GRAY AM
17 May 1984 17 May 2013
William Montague Charles
GUMMOW AC QC
24 Nov 1986 20 Apr 1995
Roger Vincent
GYLES AO QC
11 Jun 1999 22 Aug 2008
Trevor Russell
HARTIGAN QC
13 Aug 1987 24 Apr 1990
Peter Cadden
HEEREY AM QC
17 Dec 1990
16 Feb 2009
Peter Graham
HELY QC
2 Oct 1998 1 Oct 2005
Terence John
HIGGINS AO QC
1 Jul 1990
12 Sep 2013
Donald Graham
HILL QC
1 Feb 1989 24 Aug 2005
David Francis
JACKSON AM QC
15 Nov 1985 26 May 1987
Peter Michael
JACOBSON QC
17 Jun 200225 Jan 2015
Kenneth Joseph
JENKINSON QC
1 Nov 1982 5 Jun 1997
Christopher Neil
JESSUP
23 Jun 200615 Apr 2017
Leslie Sydney
KATZ SC
30 Sep 1998 21 Mar 2002
Patrick Anthony
KEANE AC QC
22 Mar 2010
28 Feb 2013
John Augustine
KEELY QC
1 Feb 1977 29 Feb 1996
John Joseph Anthony
KELLY QC
11 Mar 1980 1 Jul 1990
Susan Mary
KIEFEL AC QC
17 Oct 1994 3 Sep 2007
Michael Donald
KIRBY AC CMG
30 Mar 1983 23 Sep 1984
Bruce Thomas
LANDER QC
14 Jul 2003 31 Aug 2013
Malcolm Cameron
LEE QC
15 Feb 1988 1 May 2006
John Robert Felix
LEHANE
3 Oct 1995 10 Sep 2001
Kevin Edmund
LINDGREN AM QC
26 July 1994 12 Feb 2010
John Stanley
LOCKHART AO QC
30 Oct 1978 11 Jun 1999
Douglas Gordon Patrick
McGREGOR QC
7 Nov 1977 14 Nov 1985
Rodney Neville
MADGWICK QC
3 Oct 1995 21 Apr 2008
John Ronald
MANSFIELD AM QC
2 Sep 1996
24 Aug 2016
Shane Raymond
MARSHALL
17 Jul 199521 Nov 2015
Jane Hamilton
MATHEWS AO
4 Jul 1994 6 Apr 2001
Ronald
MERKEL QC
5 Feb 1996 15 May 2006
Jeffrey Allan
MILES AO
18 Jun 1985 30 Sep 2002
Michael Francis
MOORE
28 Mar 1994 1 Aug 2011
Trevor Rees
MORLING QC
11 Feb 1981 1 Feb 1993
James Henry
MUIRHEAD QC
1 Feb 1977 4 Aug 1986
Alan Reginald
NEAVES
11 Mar 1983 8 Jan 1995
Alastair Bothwick
NICHOLSON AO RFD QC
1 Feb 1988 31 May 2004
Robert David
NICHOLSON AO
1 Jan 1995 7 Aug 2007
Sir John Angus
NIMMO CBE OStJ QC
1 Feb 1977 30 Jun 1980
Raymond Moyle
NORTHROP QC
1 Feb 1977 31 Aug 1998
Deirdre Frances
O'CONNOR
1 Ju1 1990 5 Mar 2002
Howard William
OLNEY AM QC
21 May 1988 30 Apr 2003
Maurice Francis
O'LOUGHLIN
1 Aug 1989 28 Jan 2003
John Harber
PHILLIPS QC
14 Aug 1990 17 Dec 1991
Cecil William
PINCUS QC
25 Mar 1985 16 Dec 1991
Bernard Blomfield
RILEY QC
1 Feb 1977 4 Aug 1978
Donnell Michael
RYAN QC
29 Sep 1986 2 June 2011
Ronald
SACKVILLE AO QC
19 Sep 1994 25 Aug 2008
Bradley Maxwell
SELWAY QC
18 Nov 2002 10 Apr 2005
Ian Fitzhardinge
SHEPPARD AO QC
9 Dec 1979 23 May 1997
Sir Reginald Allfree
SMITHERS QC
1 Feb 1977 30 Sep 1986
Jeffrey Ernest John
SPENDER QC
17 May 1984 19 Jul 2010
Robert James Baldwin
ST JOHN QC
1 Feb 1977 31 Mar 1985
Margaret Ackary
STONE
9 Oct 2000 22 Mar 2012 
Ross Alan
SUNDBERG AM QC
10 Jul 1995 9 Aug 2010
Charles Augustine
SWEENEY CBE QC
1 Feb 1977 29 Jun 1995
John Bernard
SWEENEY QC
1 Feb 1977 7 May 1981
Brian John
TAMBERLIN QC
29 Aug 1994 30 Mar 2009
John Leslie
TOOHEY AC QC
4 Apr 1977 31 Dec 1986
John William
von DOUSSA AO QC
1 Dec 1988 15 Aug 2003
Richard Charles
WARD QC
1 Feb 1977 24 Nov 1977
Mark Samuel
WEINBERG AO QC
15 Jul 1998 19 Jul 2008
Antony Philip
WHITLAM QC
1 Jan 1993 1 May 2005
Murray Rutledge
WILCOX AO QC
11 May 1984 2 Oct 2006
Sir Albert Edward
WOODWARD OBE QC
1 Feb 1977 31 Jul 1990
John Neil
YOUNG QC
30 Nov 2005 24 Jan 2007

As at April 2017