Children's Court of Queensland - President


The Governor of Queensland may appoint a president of the court. The president must be a children's court judge. The major functions of the president are to oversee the court and ensure that its work is carried out quickly and effectively.

There is no deputy president of the court. However, the governor may appoint an acting president to act in the president's absence.

The current president is Judge Julie Maree Dick SC who was appointed at the beginning of 2007.

Former Presidents have been:

  • The late Judge Fred McGuire (President 1992-1998)
  • Judge John Mervyn Robertson (President 1999-2001)
  • Judge Kerry John O'Brien (2002–2006)

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