The Hon Michael Francis WHEELAHAN

Judge, Federal Court of Australia: 3.10.2018
Location: Melbourne

Other Commissions & Appointments:
Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory - Additional Judge

Justice Wheelahan graduated in law at the University of Melbourne in 1986.

From 1987 to 1990 Justice Wheelahan practised as a solicitor in Victoria.

Justice Wheelahan was called to the Victorian Bar in 1990, and took silk in 2004. Before his appointment to the Court which was effective from 3 October 2018, he practised as a silk – particularly in appellate work - in a broad range of areas in Victoria and throughout Australia.


Associateship applications

Justice Wheelahan invites interested persons to apply by 31 January in the year before the Associateship begins (e.g. 31 January 2020 for the position in 2021). Applications should take the form of a covering letter, CV and university transcript. Those applicants who are to be offered an interview will be informed by 31 March.

General information about Associate positions can be found in the employment pages of the Court’s website.

If you have any queries in relation to the process, please send an email to the Executive Assistant to Justice Wheelahan.