College Board

College Chair, Chief Justice Anne Ferguson
College Chair, Chief Justice Anne Ferguson

One of the College’s great strengths is its Board which meets four times a year. The Board sets the College's strategic direction and oversees its activities. It is committed to universal judicial professional development and encourages every Victorian judicial officer to participate.

Working with the Courts and VCAT, the Board and the College have developed a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scheme for judicial officers. 

The College Board comprises the heads of each jurisdiction and two Attorney-General appointees. This mix establishes the College as the education arm of the Victorian judiciary.

Board members are the heads of the six jurisdictions:

  • Chief Justice Anne Ferguson, (Chair of the College)
  • Justice Michelle Quigley, President VCAT
  • Justice Peter Kidd, Chief Judge of the County Court
  • Mr Peter Lauritsen, Chief Magistrate
  • Judge Sara Hinchey, State Coroner, Coroners Court of Victoria (from August 2018 - Coroner Iain West, Acting State Coroner, Coroners Court of Victoria)
  • Judge Amanda Chambers, President of the Children's Court of Victoria

And two directors appointed by the Governor in Council on the nomination of the Attorney-General:

  • Emeritus Professor Arie Freiberg AM, being a person who has ‘experience as a member of the academic staff of a tertiary or other educational institution’, and
  • Mr Greg Lee, being a person who has 'broad experience in community issues affecting courts’.

(Section 8 of the Judicial College of Victoria Act 2001)

 

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