Current Registrars


As at 30 June 2022


Principal Registry

Executive

Name Title Location Appointments
Sia LagosChief Executive Officer and Principal RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Chief Executive Officer and Principal Registrar, Federal Court of Australia.

Office of the General Counsel 

Name TitleLocation Appointments
Scott TredwellGeneral Counsel, Deputy Principal RegistrarBrisbane, 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
Claire Hammerton ColeRegistrar – General Law and PracticeSydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Rohan MuscatNational RegistrarSydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

National Operations – Legal

Principal Judicial Registrars

Name TitleLocation Appointments
Rowan DavisA/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

Name TitleLocation Appointments
Paul FarrellSenior National Judicial Registrar and National Operations RegistrarSydney, 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 LeggeSenior National Judicial Registrar and National Operations RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Jennifer PriestleySenior National Judicial Registrar and National Operations RegistrarSydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

National Judicial Registrars & District Registrars

Name TitleLocation Appointments
Nicola ColbranNational Judicial Registrar and District RegistrarAdelaide, 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 LuxtonNational Judicial Registrar and District RegistrarMelbourne, 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 SchmidtNational Judicial Registrar and District RegistrarBrisbane, QLD
  • District Registrar (QLD District Registry), Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Susie StoneActing National Judicial Registrar and District RegistrarHobart, 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 TrottNational Judicial Registrar and District RegistrarPerth, 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

Name TitleLocation Appointments
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
Matthew BenterNational Judicial RegistrarPerth, WA
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Rupert BurnsNational Judicial RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Catherine ForbesNational Judicial RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • 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
Katie StrideNational Judicial Registrar – Native TitleBrisbane, QLD
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

Judicial Registrars

Name TitleLocation Appointments
Michael BuckinghamJudicial RegistrarBrisbane, QLD
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Jodie BurnsJudicial Registrar – Federal Criminal JurisdictionMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Christian CarneyJudicial Registrar – MigrationMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
James ChoJudicial RegistrarSydney, NSW
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Ann DanielJudicial Registrar – Native TitlePerth, WA
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Alicia DittonJudicial Registrar – Federal Criminal JurisdictionSydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Registrar, Norfolk Island Supreme Court
Amelia EdwardsJudicial RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Simon GrantJudicial Registrar – Native TitleBrisbane, QLD
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
Simon HaagNational Judicial Registrar – MigrationMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Ivan IngramJudicial Registrar – Native TitleBrisbane, QLD
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Kim LackenbyJudicial RegistrarCanberra, ACT
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Registrar, Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal
Katie LynchJudicial RegistrarBrisbane, QLD
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Registrar, Australian Competition Tribunal
Laurelea McGregorJudicial Registrar – Native TitlePerth, WA
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Thomas MorganJudicial RegistrarSydney, NSW
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Nicholas ParkynJudicial RegistrarAdelaide, SA
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Geoffrey SegalJudicial RegistrarSydney, NSW
  • Deputy District Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
  • Deputy Registrar, Australian Competition Tribunal
Coenraad van der WesthuizenJudicial Registrar – MigrationMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

National Registrars

Name TitleLocation Appointments
Sophie BirdNational RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Adam Bundy (on secondment)National RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Meredith CridlandNational RegistrarSydney, NSW
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Alison HirdNational RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Lauren McCormickNational RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
David PriddleNational RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Tali RubinsteinNational RegistrarSydney, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Stephanie SandersNational RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Thomas StewartNational RegistrarMelbourne, VIC
  • Registrar, Federal Court of Australia
  • Registrar, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia