Attorney-General Philip Ruddock recently announced the appointment of Professor John Wade as the new chairperson of the Family Law Council.
“Professor Wade teaches law at Bond University and has excellent qualifications for this position. He has both extensive practical experience as a mediator and an international reputation as a leading author in family law and dispute resolution", said Mr Ruddock
Professor Wade was previously a member of the Family Law Council from 1988 to 1990. His term as chairperson is for three years from the date of appointment.
Professor Wade follows Professor Patrick Parkinson as chairperson of the Family Law Council