The Attorney-General has announced that the Governor-General has accepted the advice of the Government to appoint the Honourable Michelle Marjorie Gordon, a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Justice Gordon will replace the Honourable Justice Kenneth Hayne AC, who will reach the statutory retirement on 5 June 2015. Justice Gordon will be sworn in on 9 June 2015.

[LTN 69, 14/7/15]