The Honourable Diana Bryant AO QC was appointed Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia on 5 July 2004. She succeeded Alastair Bothwick Nicholson AO RFD QC.
Previously she was Chief Federal Magistrate of the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia (2000-04).
Her Honour is originally from Western Australia. She commenced her legal career as a solicitor in Victoria in 1970. She was admitted to the Victorian Bar in 1990 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1997. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from Melbourne University and Master of Laws from Monash University.
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