Judge Anne Demack was appointed as a Federal Magistrate at Brisbane in 2008. The Court became the Federal Circuit Court in 2013.
Anne was formerly a barrister in private practice in Rockhampton. She holds degrees in law and in social work and had earlier worked as a social worker.
At the time of her appointment she was a member of the Children Services Tribunal, which was then the Queensland tribunal with responsibility for reviewing decisions made by the statutory child protection department, and had been a member of the Central Queensland parole board.
Anne has a particular interest in parenting matters, child protection issues and parents being assisted with the resolution of their disputes.