Jayne Jagot has been appointed to the High Court of Australia, making the body a majority of women for the first time in its history.
New Justice Jayne Jagot makes High Court majority women
Australia’s highest court will have a majority of female judges for the first time in its history, with the appointment of Justice Jayne Jagot.
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus announced the appointment of Justice Jagot to the High Court on Thursday.
She will take over from Justice Patrick Keane following his retirement.
Justice Jagot will be the seventh woman appointed to the court and 56th overall.