Professor Greg Reinhardt

Professor Reinhardt is the Executive Director of the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration. He has held this position since 1997. The AIJA is a research and educational institute that conducts research into judicial administration and the development and conduct of educational programmes for judicial officers, court administrators and members of the legal profession in relation to court administration and judicial systems.



Mr Ernie Schmatt

Ernest Schmatt has been the Chief Executive of the Judicial Commission of New South Wales since 1989. As Chief Executive he is responsible for its operations, which are designed to foster public confidence in the judicial system in New South Wales by providing a program of continuing judicial education, promoting consistency in sentencing and investigating complaints made against judicial officers. Mr Schmatt is also a member of the International Organisation for Judicial Training Executive Committee and its Board of Governors, the Advisory Board of the Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute and the Asia Pacific Judicial Reform Forum Secretariat. He was awarded the Public Service Medal in the 1997 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for service to public sector management and reform, public sector industrial relations and judicial education in New South Wales.



Chief Judge Kevin Sleight

Chief Judge Kevin Sleight graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia in 1973. In 1975, he was admitted as a legal practitioner. His Honour was a partner in the firm of Mayberry Hammond & Co in Northam from 1980. His Honour was appointed as a Judge of the District Court of Western Australia in January 2005. Between 2011 and 2014 his Honour served as an acting Supreme Court Judge (a Commissioner) for a total of 22 months. On 20 April 2015, his Honour was appointed the Chief Judge of the District Court of Western Australia.