Chief Justice Wayne Martin (Chair)

Appointed Chief Justice of Western Australia on 1 May 2006, the Hon Wayne Martin AC has had extensive involvement in law reform and access to justice issues throughout his career. His Honour served as Chairman of the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia from 1996-2001, where he oversaw a far-reaching review of the Western Australian criminal and civil justice system. His Honour also served as President of the WA Bar Association from 1996-1999, President of the Law Society in 2006 and Director of the Law Council of Australia in 2006. His Honour was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1993. On 11 June 2012, His Honour was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia in recognition of his service to the judiciary and to the law, particularly in legal reform and education.



Justice David Berman

Justice Berman was appointed to the Family Court of Australia on 18 July 2013. Prior to this, His Honour practised as a barrister in the area of family law and de facto relationships. Justice Berman was appointed Senior Counsel in 2010.



Justice Jenny Blokland

Justice Blokland was appointed to the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory on 9 April 2010. Her Honour previously served as a Magistrate in the Northern Territory from 2002-2006 and Chief Magistrate from 2006-2010. Justice Blokland has also previously practised in criminal law and family law with the North Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service and the Australian Legal Aid Office and was General Counsel to the Director of Public Prosecutions (NT). She was formerly a legal academic and Dean of the Northern Territory University (now Charles Darwin University) law school. She is co-author of the text “Criminal Laws, Northern Territory”.