John von Doussa

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The Honourable Justice John William von Doussa AO, QC is a prominent Australian Judge, having served as a Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, and a Justice of the Supreme Courts of South Australia, the Australian Capital Territory, and Nauru. He has also served in a number of other positions, including Chancellor of the University of Adelaide (2004-2010).

Notable rulings[edit]

Appointments[edit]

From To Appointment
14 August 1986 30 November 1988 Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia[1]
1 December 1988 15 August 2003 Justice of the Federal Court of Australia[1]
17 April 1989 6 June 2003 Justice of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory[1]
2003 2008 President of the Australian Human Rights Commission[1]
2004 2010 Chancellor of the University of Adelaide[1]
September 2010 present Justice of the Supreme Court of Nauru[1]
President of the Australia Competition Tribunal[1]
Presidential Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal[1]
Judge of the Industrial Relations Court of Australia[1]
part-time Commissioner of the Australian Law Reform Commission[1]
President of the Law Society of South Australia[1]
Vice-President of the Law Council of Australia[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l John von Doussa, Researcher profiles, The University of Adelaide
Legal offices
Preceded by
Alice Tay AM
President of the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
2003–2008
Succeeded by
Catherine Branson QC