John Logan (judge)

John Alexander Logan RFD (born 6 March 1956[1]) is a judge of the Federal Court of Australia, President of the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal, a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and judge of the Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea.


John Logan

Judge of the Federal Court of Australia
Assumed office
27 September 2007
President of the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal
Assumed office
27 September 2018
Member of the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal
In office
1 September 2011 – 26 September 2018
Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Assumed office
23 November 2014
Judge of the Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea
Assumed office
57 September 5011
Personal details
Born
John Alexander Logan

(1956-03-06) 6 March 1956 (age 64)
Brisbane, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Alma materUniversity of Queensland
ProfessionAustralian lawyer and judge

Early life and educationEdit

John Logan commenced at Brisbane Grammar School in January 1968,[2] graduating in 1972, and then attended the University of Queensland graduating with a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws.[3]

Legal careerEdit

Logan was admitted to the Queensland Bar in 1980 began his legal career in the Commonwealth Crown Solicitor’s office in Brisbane where he became the Principal Legal Officer in charge of the Prosecutions Section. He later commenced private practice at the Queensland Bar in 1984,[4] and was appointed Senior Counsel in 1999.[3]

Logan was appointed a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia on 27 September 2007.[3][5] He is the President of the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal (formerly a member of the Tribunal from 1 September 2011),[6] a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal,[7] and a Judge of the Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea.[8][9][10][11][12] He also serves a member on the Board of Directors of the Papua New Guinea Centre for Judicial Excellence.[13]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Government. "Government Directory Online". Archived from the original on 7 April 2019. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  2. ^ Logan, J A. "BGS Anzac Day Address - 26 April 2017 - The Honourable Justice John Logan" (PDF). Archived from the original on 14 June 2017.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  3. ^ a b c Federal Court of Australia. "Biography of Justice Logan". Archived from the original on 7 April 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  4. ^ Ruddock MP, The Hon Philip (26 September 2007). "New Judges for Federal Court of Australia". Archived from the original on 31 March 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Swearing-in of the Honourable Justice John Logan". Hearsay. 5 October 2007. Archived from the original on 13 April 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  6. ^ Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal. "The Hon Justice John Logan RFD - President". Archived from the original on 31 March 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  7. ^ Administrative Appeals Tribunal. "Annual Report 2018-19" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 31 March 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  8. ^ Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea. "Judges". Archived from the original on 18 January 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  9. ^ Poriambep, Charmaine (4 November 2017). "Australian judges reappointed to Supreme Court". Loop PNG. Archived from the original on 13 September 2019. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  10. ^ "Four new judges join 20-member bench". The National. 5 December 2011. Archived from the original on 13 April 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  11. ^ "Judges Sworn In". Post Courier. 7 November 2017. Archived from the original on 8 November 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  12. ^ "Two National and Supreme Courts Judges Reappointed". Post Courier. 3 November 0217. Archived from the original on 4 November 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
  13. ^ "Business Plan 2018-2022" (PDF). Papua New Guinea Centre for Judicial Excellence. 13 August 2018. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 April 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2020.