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Appointment of new Federal Magistrate.



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ATTORNEY-GENERAL THE HON PHILIP RUDDOCK MP

NEWS RELEASE

Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600 • Telephone (02) 6277 7300 • Fax (02) 6273 4102 www.ag.gov.au

1 February 2007 20/2007

APPOINTMENT OF NEW FEDERAL MAGISTRATE

Attorney-General Philip Ruddock today announced the appointment of Ms Charlotte Kelly as a federal magistrate.

Ms Kelly practised as a family law solicitor in various respected Adelaide firms from 1987 until 1999, when she was appointed as a Senior Registrar in the Adelaide registry of the Family Court.

“Ms Kelly brings to her new position considerable experience in, and knowledge of, the family law jurisdiction,” Mr Ruddock said.

“It is with great pleasure that I announce Ms Kelly’s appointment and I look forward to the valuable contribution she will make in her new capacity as a federal magistrate.”

Ms Kelly will take up her appointment on 19 March 2007 and will be based in Adelaide.

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