Former Judges of the Court

Appointments and retirements

As at 10 November 2022

                                                
Judge Appointment Date Departure Date
Paul Elias
ANASTASSIOU KC
1 February 201929 April 2022
Michael Laurence
BARKER KC
9 February 2009 11 February 2019
Bryan Alan
BEAUMONT AO QC
30 May 1983 11 February 2005
Margaret Joan
BEAZLEY AC KC
1 January 1993 28 April 1996
Annabelle Claire
BENNETT AC SC
5 May 2003
23 March 2016
Michael Eric John
BLACK AC KC
1 January 1991 21 March 2010
Sir Richard Arthur
BLACKBURN OBE
1 February 1977 31 March 1985
Sir Nigel Hubert
BOWEN AC KBE QC
20 December 1976 31 December 1990
Catherine Margaret
BRANSON AC KC
16 May 1994 13 October 2008
Sir Francis Gerard
BRENNAN AC KBE QC
1 February 1977 12 February 1981
Robert John
BUCHANAN KC
8 September 2006
9 September 2016
James Charles Sholto
BURCHETT QC
3 June 1985 10 October 2000
Christopher John Seymour Metford
CARR
13 December 1993 1 August 2004
Xavier Francis Lockington
CONNOR AO QC
1 February 1977 17 March 1982
Richard Alan
CONTI KC
15 August 2000 15 August 2007
Richard Ellard
COOPER QC
30 March 1992 14 March 2005
Dennis Antill
COWDROY AO KC
13 March 2006 15 March 2014
Susan Maree
CRENNAN AC KC
3 February 2004 1 November 2005
Jennifer
DAVIES
4 Jul 20131 Apr 2022
John Daryl
DAVIES QC
17 May 1978 31 August 1998
Sir William Patrick
DEANE AC KBE KC
1 April 1977 26 July 1982
Julie Anne
DODDS-STREETON KC
1 February 2010
1 April 2014
Garry Keith
DOWNES AM KC
2 April 2002 15 May 2012
John Alfred
DOWSETT AM KC
14 September 1998 26 April 2018
Douglas Paton
DRUMMOND KC
2 December 1991 12 April 2003
James Joshua
EDELMAN
20 April 2015 29 January 2017
Richard Francis
EDMONDS AM SC
5 May 2005
10 February 2016
Marcus Richard
EINFELD
18 December 1986 16 April 2001
Robert James
ELLICOT AC KC
2 March 1981 24 February 1983
Arthur Robert
EMMETT AO KC
3 February 1997 6 March 2013
Phillip George
EVATT DSC KC
1 February 1977 28 February 1987
Mervyn George
EVERETT QC
27 June 1984 4 October 1987
Raymond Antony
FINKELSTEIN AO KC
21 July 1997 1 July 2011
Paul Desmond
FINN
3 July 1995 4 July 2012
Francis Robert
FISHER AO KC
6 March 1978 31 July 1989
Geoffrey Alan
FLICK SC
15 October 200718 October 2021
Gerald Edward
FITZGERALD AC KC
25 November 1981 30 June 1984
Sir William Edward Stanley
FORSTER
1 February 1977 31 January 1989
Lindsay Graeme
FOSTER SC
4 September 2008 30 September 2020
Michael Leader
FOSTER QC
2 November 1987 26 November 1998
Russell Walter
FOX AC QC
1 February 1977 31 March 1989
Robert James Anning
FRANKI QC
1 February 1977 5 August 1986
Robert Shenton
FRENCH AC
25 November 1986 1 September 2008
John Foster
GALLOP AM RFD QC
11 March 1978 30 July 2000
John
GILMOUR QC
11 December 2006
23 March 2018
Geoffrey Michael
GIUDICE AO
17 September 1997 28 February 2012
Jacqueline Sarah
GLEESON
15 April 2014 28 February 2021
Alan Henry
GOLDBERG AO QC
3 February 1997 4 July 2010
Michelle Marjorie
GORDON AC SC
20 April 2007 8 June 2015
Peter Ross
GRAHAM KC
24 May 2005 6 September 2010
Peter Ross Awdry
GRAY AM
17 May 1984 17 May 2013
Andrew Peter
GREENWOOD
4 Aug 200519 July 2022
John Edward
GRIFFITHS
23 Apr 20121 Apr 2022
William Montague Charles
GUMMOW AC KC
24 November 1986 20 April 1995
Roger Vincent
GYLES AO KC
11 June 1999 22 August 2008
Trevor Russell
HARTIGAN QC
13 August 1987 24 April 1990
Peter Cadden
HEEREY AM KC
17 December 1990
16 February 2009
Peter Graham
HELY QC
2 October 1998 1 October 2005
Terence John
HIGGINS AO KC
1 July 1990
12 September 2013
Donald Graham
HILL QC
1 February 1989 24 August 2005
David Francis
JACKSON AM KC
15 November 1985 26 May 1987
Peter Michael
JACOBSON KC
17 June 2002 25 January 2015
Jayne Margaret
JAGOT
3 September 200816 October 2022
Kenneth Joseph
JENKINSON QC
1 November 1982 5 June 1997
Christopher Neil
JESSUP KC
23 June 2006 15 April 2017
Leslie Sydney
KATZ SC
30 September 1998 21 March 2002
Patrick Anthony
KEANE AC KC
22 March 2010
28 February 2013
John Augustine
KEELY KC
1 February 1977 29 February 1996
John Joseph Anthony
KELLY QC
11 March 1980 1 July 1990
Duncan James Colquhoun
KERR Chev LH
10 May 201225 February 2022
Susan Mary
KIEFEL AC KC
17 October 1994 3 September 2007
Michael Donald
KIRBY AC CMG
30 March 1983 23 September 1984
Bruce Thomas
LANDER KC
14 July 2003 31 August 2013
Malcolm Cameron
LEE KC
15 February 1988 1 May 2006
John Robert Felix
LEHANE
3 October 1995 10 September 2001
Kevin Edmund
LINDGREN AM KC
26 July 1994 12 February 2010
John Stanley
LOCKHART AO QC
30 October 1978 11 June 1999
Douglas Gordon Patrick
McGREGOR QC
7 November 1977 14 November 1985
Neil Walter
McKERRACHER KC
15 October 2007 5 December 2021
Rodney Neville
MADGWICK KC
3 October 1995 21 April 2008
John Ronald
MANSFIELD AM KC
2 September 1996
24 August 2016
Shane Raymond
MARSHALL AM
17 July 1995 21 November 2015
Jane Hamilton
MATHEWS AO
4 July 1994 6 April 2001
Ronald
MERKEL KC
5 February 1996 15 May 2006
Jeffrey Allan
MILES AO
18 June 1985 30 September 2002
Michael Francis
MOORE
28 March 1994 1 August 2011
Trevor Rees
MORLING KC
11 February 1981 1 February 1993
James Henry
MUIRHEAD QC
1 February 1977 4 August 1986
Alan Reginald
NEAVES
11 March 1983 8 January 1995
Alastair Bothwick
NICHOLSON AO RFD KC
1 February 1988 31 May 2004
Robert David
NICHOLSON AO
1 January 1995 7 August 2007
Sir John Angus
NIMMO CBE OStJ QC
1 February 1977 30 June 1980
Anthony Max
NORTH KC
3 October 199511 September 2018
Raymond Moyle
NORTHROP KC
1 February 1977 31 August 1998
Deirdre Frances
O'CONNOR
1 July 1990 5 March 2002
Howard William
OLNEY AM KC
21 May 1988 30 April 2003
Maurice Francis
O'LOUGHLIN
1 August 1989 28 January 2003
Tony
PAGONE
21 June 2013
31 March 2018
John Harber
PHILLIPS QC
14 August 1990 17 December 1991
Cecil William
PINCUS KC
25 March 1985 16 December 1991
John Edward
REEVES KC
19 November 2007 1 January 2022
Bernard Blomfield
RILEY QC
1 February 1977 4 August 1978
Alan
ROBERTSON SC
18 April 20118 May 2020
Donnell Michael
RYAN KC
29 September 1986 2 Junee 2011
Ronald
SACKVILLE AO KC
19 September 1994 25 August 2008
Bradley Maxwell
SELWAY QC
18 November 2002 10 April 2005
Ian Fitzhardinge
SHEPPARD AO QC
9 December 1979 23 May 1997
Antony Nicholas
SIOPIS SC
14 April 2005 5 May 2018
Sir Reginald Allfree
SMITHERS QC
1 February 1977 30 September 1986
Jeffrey Ernest John
SPENDER KC
17 May 1984 19 July 2010
Robert James Baldwin
ST JOHN QC
1 February 1977 31 March 1985
Simon Harry Peter
STEWARD
1 February 2018 30 November 2020
Margaret Ackary
STONE AO
9 October 2000 22 March 2012 
Ross Alan
SUNDBERG AM KC
10 July 1995 9 August 2010
Charles Augustine
SWEENEY CBE QC
1 February 1977 29 June 1995
John Bernard
SWEENEY QC
1 February 1977 7 May 1981
Brian John Michael
TAMBERLIN KC
29 August 1994 30 March 2009
John Leslie
TOOHEY AC QC
4 April 1977 31 December 1986
Richard Ross Sinclair
TRACEY AM RFD KC 
 24 July 2006  17 August 2018
John William
von DOUSSA AO KC
1 December 1988 15 August 2003
Richard Charles
WARD QC
1 February 1977 24 November 1977
Mark Samuel
WEINBERG AO KC
15 July 1998 19 July 2008
Richard Conway
WHITE
31 August 2013 5 January 2022
Antony Philip
WHITLAM KC
1 January 1993 1 May 2005
Murray Rutledge
WILCOX AO QC
11 May 1984 2 October 2006
Sir Albert Edward
WOODWARD OBE QC
1 February 1977 31 July 1990
Neil John
YOUNG KC
30 November 2005 24 January 2007