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 2019 Office Holders

Directors and Office Bearers

President

Ms Jennifer Batrouney QC
Immediate past president, The Victorian Bar


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Vice-President

Matthew Howard SC
President, Western Australian Bar Association


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Treasurer

Kenneth Archer
President, ACT Bar Association


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Chair, Advocacy Training Council

Ian Robertson SC


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Constituent Body Representatives

NSW Bar representative

Tim Game SC
President, New South Wales Bar Association


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NT Bar representative

Miles Crawley SC
President, Northern Territory Bar Association


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QLD Bar representative

Rebecca Treston QC
President, Bar Association of Queensland


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SA Bar Representative

Mark Hoffmann QC
President, South Australian Bar Association


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TAS Bar representative

Chris Gunson SC
President, The Tasmanian Bar


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VIC Bar representative

Matthew Collins SC
President, The Victorian Bar


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WA Bar representative

Stephen Davies SC
President, Western Australian Bar Association


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Chief Executive Officer

Cindy Penrose


Company Secretary

Alastair McConnachie



Finance Manager

Basil Catsaros



Events Manager

Camilla Williams



Policy Officer

Christine Gallagher



IT Manager

Matthew Vickers



Constituent Body Representatives

ACT Bar representative

Steve Whybrow
President, ACT Bar Association


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