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New judge for the family court of Australia



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NE VS RELEASE

Attorney- General

THE HO N DARYL WILLIAMS AM QC MP

26 November 1997 369

NEW JUDGE FOR THE FAMILY COURT OF AUSTRALIA

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr John Steele QC as a Judge of the Family Court of Australia.

Mr Steele, 55, will take up his appointment on 1 December 1997.

Mr Steele was admitted to practise as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1965 and has practised as a barrister at the Sydney Bar since 1975. He was appointed as a Queen’s counsel in 1992.

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