Judges of the District Court

Note: For general enquiries, please contact the Queensland Court registries.

Click a name to view their profile on the Supreme Court Library Queensland website.

Refer to the naming convention for judicial officers (PDF, 212.0 KB).

NameAppointmentPhone

Allen KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 17 December 2018

(07) 3738 7516
Brisbane

Barlow KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 18 June 2019

(07) 3738 7506
Brisbane

Brassington DCJ

Judge and Chief Magistrate
Appointed 8 July 2022

Brisbane

Burnett AM DCJ

Judge
Appointed 3 November 2014

(07) 3738 7510
Brisbane

Byrne KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 20 January 2020

(07) 3738 7570
Brisbane

Cash DCJ

Judge
Appointed 2 July 2018

(07) 5376 5145
Maroochydore

Chowdhury DCJ

Judge
Appointed 13 May 2016

(07) 3081 2115
Beenleigh

Clare SC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 2 April 2008

(07) 3738 7548
Brisbane

Clarke DCJ

Judge
Appointed 31 August 2020

(07) 4887 1752
Rockhampton

Coker DCJ

Judge
Appointed 19 March 2018

(07) 4781 8609
Townsville

Dann DCJ

Judge
Appointed 7 September 2020

Deputy President, Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Appointed 26 January 2022

(07) 3738 7552
Brisbane

(07) 3564 7504
QCAT

Dearden DCJ

Judge
Appointed 28 February 2005

(07) 3738 7522
Brisbane

Devereaux SC CJDC

Chief Judge
Appointed 17 August 2020
Judge
Appointed 17 July 2009

(07) 3738 7576
Brisbane

Everson DCJ

Judge
Appointed 2 April 2008

(07) 3738 7562
Brisbane

Fantin DCJ

Judge
Appointed 16 October 2017

(07) 4280 6064
Cairns

Farr SC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 8 August 2011

(07) 3738 7508
Brisbane

Gardiner DCJ

Judge
Appointed 8 July 2019

(07) 3738 7512
Brisbane

Holliday KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 18 October 2021

(07) 5675 7118
Southport

Horneman-Wren SC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 29 October 2012

(07) 3470 7374
Ipswich

Jackson KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 31 August 2020

(07) 5675 7114
Southport

Jarro DCJ

Judge
Appointed 26 March 2018

(07) 3738 7518
Brisbane

Kefford DCJ

Judge
Appointed 14 November 2016

(07) 3738 7556
Brisbane

Kent KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 7 March 2016

(07) 3738 7532
Brisbane

Long SC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 13 May 2011

(07) 5376 5145
Maroochydore

Loury KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 17 December 2018

(07) 3738 7514
Brisbane

Lynch KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 2 December 2016

(07) 3470 7376
Ipswich

Lynham DCJ

Judge
Appointed 24 April 2017

(07) 4781 8610
Townsville

Morzone KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 27 October 2014

(07) 4280 6066
Cairns

Moynihan KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 29 June 2015

(07) 3738 7572
Brisbane

Muir DCJ

Judge
Appointed 14 November 2016

(07) 3738 7530
Brisbane

McDonnell DCJ

Judge
Appointed 18 October 2021

(07) 3738 7560
Brisbane

McGinness DCJ

Judge
Appointed 17 July 2009

(07) 3738 7534
Brisbane

Porter KC DCJ Judge
Appointed 28 August 2017
(07) 3738 7574
Brisbane
Prskalo DCJActing Judge
Appointed 30 May 2022
(07) 3738 7526
Brisbane

Rackemann DCJ

Judge
Appointed 12 January 2004

(07) 3738 7546
Brisbane

Rafter SC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 15 December 2006

(07) 3738 7568
Brisbane

Richards DCJ

President, Childrens Court of Queensland
17 December 2018
Judge
Appointed 26 November 1998

(07) 3738 7528
Brisbane

Rinaudo AM DCJ

Judge
Appointed 8 July 2014

(07) 3738 7520
Brisbane

Rosengren DCJ

Judge
Appointed 11 September 2017

(07) 3738 7536
Brisbane

Sheridan DCJ

Judge
Appointed 24 November 2014

(07) 3738 7524
Brisbane

Smith JADC

Judge Administrator
Appointed 24 October 2014
Judge
Appointed 8 March 2013

(07) 3738 7609
Brisbane

Williamson KC DCJ

Judge
Appointed 19 March 2018

(07) 3738 7550
Brisbane
Wooldridge KC DCJJudge
Appointed 20 June 2022
(07) 3738 7609
Brisbane