The Hon Debra Sue MORTIMER

Chief Justice, Federal Court of Australia: 7.4.2023

The Hon. Debra Sue Mortimer was appointed to the Federal Court in July 2013. She was appointed Chief Justice on 7 April 2023.

Prior to her appointment to the Federal Court, she was a member of the Victorian Bar and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2003. She remains a Senior Fellow at Melbourne Law School and a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies at Melbourne Law School.

Associateship applications

Chief Justice Mortimer generally appoints an associate for a period of 18 months. The applications for the associate positions in 2024 have now closed. Please check this webpage regularly for updated details of the application process.

Last updated 18 July 2023

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