Current Registrars

Last updated 29 May 2024

Executive

NameTitleLocationAppointments
Sia Lagos Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar, Federal Court of Australia

Office of the General Counsel

NameTitleLocationAppointments
Scott Tredwell General CounselBrisbane, QLD
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Sheriff, Federal Court of Australia
  • Deputy Sheriff, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Marshal, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Rohan Muscat National Registrar Sydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

National Operations - Legal

Principal Judicial Registrar

NameTitleLocationAppointments
Catherine Forbes A/g Principal Judicial Registrar and National Operations RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

Senior National Judicial Registrars

NameTitleLocationAppointments
Rowan Davis Senior National Judicial Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Paul Farrell Senior National Judicial Registrar and District Registrar Sydney, NSW
  • District Registrar (NSW District Registry), Federal Court of Australia
  • District Registrar (ACT District Registry), Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Alison Legge Senior National Judicial Registrar and National Operations Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Jennifer Priestley Senior National Judicial Registrar and National Operations Registrar Sydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

National Judicial Registrars and District Registrars

NameTitleLocationAppointments
Nicola Colbran National Judicial Registrar and District Registrar Adelaide, SA
  • District Registrar (SA District Registry), Federal Court of Australia
  • District Registrar (NT District Registry), Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Registrar, Australian Competition Tribunal
  • Deputy Registrar, Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal
Tim Luxton National Judicial Registrar and District Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • District Registrar (VIC District Registry), Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Australian Competition Tribunal
  • Registrar, Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal
Peter Schmidt National Judicial Registrar and District Registrar Brisbane, QLD
  • District Registrar (QLD District Registry), Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Susie Stone Acting National Judicial Registrar and District Registrar Hobart, TAS
  • District Registrar (TAS District Registry), Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Registrar, Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal
Russell Trott National Judicial Registrar and District Registrar Perth, WA
  • District Registrar (WA District Registry), Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Registrar, Australian Competition Tribunal
  • Deputy Registrar, Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal

National Judicial Registrars

                               
NameTitleLocationAppointments
Phillip AllawayNational Judicial RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Registrar, Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal
Rupert BurnsNational Judicial RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Amelia EdwardsNational Judicial RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
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Jacinta EllisNational Judicial RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Simon HaagNational Judicial RegistrarSydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Susan O'ConnorNational Judicial RegistrarSydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Camille GouckeNational Judicial RegistrarPerth, WA
           
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
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Judicial Registrars

                                    
NameTitleLocationAppointments
Sydney Birchall Judicial Registrar Sydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Michael Buckingham Judicial Registrar Brisbane, QLD
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Jodie Burns Judicial Registrar – Federal Criminal Jurisdiction Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Christian Carney Judicial Registrar – Migration Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Claire Hammerton ColeJudicial RegistrarSydney, NSW
           
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia   
  •        
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  •                   
Robyn Curnow Judicial Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Samuel Cummings Judicial Registrar Adelaide, SA
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Ann Daniel Judicial Registrar – Native Title Perth, WA
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Alicia Ditton Judicial Registrar – Federal Criminal Jurisdiction Sydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Registrar, Norfolk Island Supreme Court
Simon Grant Judicial Registrar – Native Title Brisbane, QLD
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
Alison HirdJudicial RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Ivan Ingram Judicial Registrar – Native Title Brisbane, QLD
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Kim Lackenby Judicial Registrar Canberra, ACT
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Registrar, Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal
Laurelea McGregor Judicial Registrar – Native Title Perth, WA
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Thomas Morgan Judicial Registrar Sydney, NSW
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Nicholas Parkyn Judicial Registrar Adelaide, SA
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Coenraad van der Westhuizen Judicial Registrar - MigrationMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Joanne Wilson Judicial Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

National Registrars

NameTitleLocationAppointments
Sophie Bird National Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Meredith Cridland National Registrar Sydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Thomas Downing National Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Amy Lee National Registrar Sydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
Lauren McCormick National Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
David Priddle National Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Tali Rubinstein National Registrar Sydney, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Stephanie Sanders National Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Thomas Stewart National Registrar Melbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia