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The Honourable Richard Tracey AM RFD QC

The Honourable Richard Tracey AM RFD QC

Mr Tracey was a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia from 2006 until 2018, President of the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal from 2009 until 2018, and Judge Advocate General of the Australian Defence Force from 2007 until 2014.

Prior to becoming a Judge, Mr Tracey taught law in a number of academic roles and worked as a barrister, being appointed Queen's Counsel in 1991. He also served in the Australian Army from 1975 until 2014, achieving the rank of Major-General.

Ms Lynelle Briggs AO

Ms Lynelle Briggs AO

Ms Briggs was CEO of Medicare Australia and served as the Australian Public Service Commissioner for five years. She is leading the Government's review of the Online Safety Act, is a non-executive director of Maritime Super and Goodstart Early Learning, a member of the Aid Governance Board for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and is chair of the General Insurance Code Governance Committee.



Counsel Assisting

Mr Peter Gray QC

Mr Peter Rozen QC

Ms Eliza Bergin

Mr Paul Bolster

Ms Erin Hill

Ms Brooke Hutchins

Mr Richard Knowles

Ms Zoe Maud

Solicitors Assisting

Australian Government Solicitor

Official Secretary

Dr James Popple

Working at the Royal Commission

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety Temporary Employment Register is open for candidates to register their interest in employment with the Royal Commission. The temporary employment register enables the Commission to access appropriately skilled and experienced individuals at short notice for short term employment opportunities.