ABA Council

The Australian Bar Association is governed by a Council consisting of office bearers who are elected annually and one representative appointed by each of the State Bar Associations.

ABA Council 2017

Directors and Office Bearers

President

Noel Hutley SC
Immediate Past President, New South Wales Bar Association

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Vice-President

Christopher Hughes QC
President, Bar Association of Queensland

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Vice-President

Jennifer Batrouney QC
President, The Victorian Bar

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Treasurer

Matthew Howard SC
President, Western Australian Bar Association

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Directors, appointed by constituent bodies

QLD Bar representative

Christopher Hughes QC
President, Bar Association of Queensland

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NSW Bar representative

Arthur Moses SC
President, New South Wales Bar Association

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ACT Bar representative

Kenneth Archer
President, ACT Bar Association

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VIC Bar representative

Jennifer Batrouney QC
President, The Victorian Bar

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TAS Bar representative

Chris Gunson SC
President, The Tasmanian Bar

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SA Bar Representative

Ian Robertson SC
President, South Australian Bar Association

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NT Bar representative

Julian Wade Roper
President, Northern Territory Bar Association

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WA Bar representative

Matthew Howard SC
President, Western Australian Bar Association

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Non voting members

Chair of the ATC

Ian Robertson SC
Chair, Australian Bar Advocacy Training Council

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Company Secretary

Alastair McConnachie
Deputy Executive Director, NSW Bar Association


Chief Executive Officer

Cindy Penrose
ceo@austbar.asn.au


Others

Executive Assistant

Georgina Stow


Finance Manager

Basil Catsaros


Public Affairs and Communications Manager

Mick Paskos


IT Manager

Matthew Vickers