Queensland’s first Indigenous judge

Queensland’s first Indigenous judge

A leading Queensland barrister who graduated with his law degree from QUT in 1999 has been named the state’s first Indigenous judge.

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath announced the appointment of barrister Nathan Jarro as a District Court Judge in Brisbane, noting it was an important appointment for Queensland justice.

QUT’s Head of School for Law, Associate Professor Judith McNamara offered congratulations to Mr Jarro on behalf of the university.

Mr Jarro is chair of the QUT Indigenous Education and Employment Consultative Committee.

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