Dr Timothy McEvoy QC has been appointed as a judge of the Family Court of Australia and Alice Carter has been appointed as a judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.
Dr McEvoy will be assigned to the Melbourne registry of the Family Court, commencing on 27 March 2019. He became a barrister in Victoria in 2002 and took silk in 2016, and was most recently a senior counsel assisting the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, the A-G’s Department said.
Ms Carter commenced in the Melbourne registry of the Federal Circuit Court on 14 March 2019.
She was admitted as a practitioner in the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1996 and worked as a solicitor with Hogg & Reid, before being called to the Bar in 2006.
“On behalf of the Australian government, I congratulate Dr McEvoy and Ms Carter on their appointments and thank them for their willingness to serve the people of Australia,” Mr Porter said.