Judges are usually appointed by a State or Federal Governor or Attorney-General. To be eligible, you need to have completed a law degree and have been licensed to practise law for a minimum of eight years, although most Judges have a lot more experience before being appointed.
Registration with the relevant state or territory board may be needed to work as a Judge.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
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