Appointments to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)

I am pleased to announce the appointments of Ms Simone Bingham and Ms Anna Bertone as judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Ms Bingham has been appointed to the Melbourne Registry and Ms Bertone has been appointed to the Brisbane Registry. They will commence on 3 June 2024.

These appointments have been made following an open call for expressions of interest across Australia. All applications were then considered by an advisory panel comprised of eminent individuals.

On behalf of the Australian Government, I congratulate Ms Bingham and Ms Bertone on their appointments and thank them for their willingness to serve the people of Australia as judges of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2).

Simone Bingham

Ms Bingham graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the Queensland University of Technology in 1994 and a Master of Labour Relations Law from the University of Melbourne in 2003. Ms Bingham was admitted to practice as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1994 and was called to the Bar in 2003.

Anna Bertone

Ms Bertone graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia in 1993. Ms Bertone was admitted to practice as a Solicitor and Barrister to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in 1994. Ms Bertone was called to the Bar in 2014.

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