The Chief Justice is the principal judicial officer and is responsible for its administration. Supreme Court Judges preside over all divisions of the Court.

The Hon Chief Justice KourakisSend email to chambers
The Hon Justice BlueSend email to chambers
The Hon Justice StanleySend email to chambers
The Hon Justice NicholsonSend email to chambers
The Hon Justice BamptonSend email to chambers
The Hon Justice LovellSend email to chambers
The Hon Justice DoyleSend email to chambers
The Hon Justice HughesSend email to chambers
The Hon Justice LiveseySend email to chambers
The Hon Justice BlebySend email to chambers
The Hon Justice DavidSend email to chambers
The Hon Justice SteinSend email to chambers
The Hon Justice McDonaldSend email to chambers
Judge Dart (Master)Send email to chambers
Judge Bochner (Master)Send email to chambers
The Hon Chief Justice KourakisSend email to chambers
The Hon President Livesey(08) 8204 0400send email to chambers
The Hon Justice Lovell(08) 8204 0438send email to chambers
The Hon Justice Doyle(08) 8204 0394send email to chambers
The Hon Justice Bleby(08) 8204 1253send email to chambers
The Hon Justice David(08) 8204 0247send email to chambers
The Chief Judge is the principal judicial officer and is responsible for its administration. District Court Judges preside over all divisions of the Court. Masters conduct hearings in the Civil, Criminal Injuries and Administrative and Disciplinary Divisions.

His Honour Chief Judge Michael Evanssend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Rauf Souliosend email to chambers
Her Honour Judge Julie McIntyresend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Paul Cuthbertsonsend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Simon Strettonsend email to chambers
Her Honour Judge Geraldine Davisonsend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Paul Muscatsend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Paul Slatterysend email to chambers
Her Honour Judge Joanne Traceysend email to chambers
Her Honour Judge Jane Schammersend email to chambers
Her Honour Judge Liesl Kudelkasend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Michael Durrantsend email to chambers
Her Honour Judge Jo-Anne Deutersend email to chambers
Her Honour Judge Joana Fullersend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Ian Presssend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Michael Burnettsend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Adam Kimbersend email to chambers
Her Honour Judge Karen Thomassend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Timothy Heffernansend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Heath Barklaysend email to chambers
His Honour Judge Anthony Allensend email to chambers
Her Honour Judge Emily Telfersend email to chambers
Master Mark Blumbergsend email to chambers
Master Elizabeth Olssonsend email to chambers

All judges hear civil and criminal matters in Adelaide and at circuit locations

Judges are involved in performance management of judicial support staff and contribute to the development of these staff by providing feedback on performance and skills development needs. One judge also assists in overseeing associates in their role of providing legal research and other services to the judges.

The ERD Court is a specialist court. ERD Commissioners are not lawyers, they are however, appointed for their specialist qualifications and expertise in areas relevant to the court’s jurisdiction. For example, the permanent Commissioners are all qualified town planners or architects and the part time Commissioners have expertise in areas including town planning, architecture, engineering, irrigation, water resources and native vegetation. Members of the ERD Court include:

His Honour Senior Judge Evans
His Honour Judge Michael Durrant
Master Elizabeth Olsson
Master Mark Blumberg
Commissioner Jennifer Nolan
Commissioner Lolita Mohyla AM
Commissioner Alan Rumsby
Commissioner Helen Dyer.

Sessional Commissioners

Commissioner Alfred Agius
Commissioner Martin Andrew
Commissioner Megan Dyson
Commissioner Stephen Hamnett
Commissioner Paul Hayes
Commissioner John Hodgson
Commissioner Howard Hollow
Commissioner Jonathan Kellett
Commissioner Neil Kirkham
Commissioner Terry Mosel
Commissioner Joanne Pfeiffer
Commissioner Emilis Prelgauskas
Commissioner Elmar Schaffeler

The Chief Magistrate is the principal judicial officer of the Magistrates Court. South Australian Magistrates are based in Adelaide, in metropolitan courts at Christies Beach, Elizabeth and Port Adelaide, and in regional courts at Berri, Mount Gambier and Port Augusta. Other regional cities and country areas are serviced by magistrates on circuit from courts in Adelaide, the suburbs and regional areas.

Chief Magistrate

Her Honour Judge Mary-Louise Hribal

Supervising Regional Manager

Magistrate Brett Dixon

Regional Managers

Magistrate Nicolas Alexandrides (Berri)
Magistrate Koula Kossiavelos (Mount Gambier)
Magistrate Gregory Fisher (Whyalla)
Magistrate Jayanthi Pandya (Port Adelaide)
Magistrate David McLeod (Port Augusta)
Magistrate Brian Nitschke (Elizabeth)
Magistrate Lynette Duncan (Christies Beach)
Magistrate Briony Kennewell (Adelaide Criminal)
Magistrate Antonietta Vozzo (Adelaide Civil)

Magistrates

Magistrate Kym Millard
Magistrate Susan O’Connor
Magistrate Stefan Metanomski
Magistrate Paul Foley
Magistrate Maria Panagiotidis
Magistrate Paul Bennett
Magistrate Simon Smart
Magistrate Luke Davis
Magistrate Jayne Basheer
Magistrate Alison Adair
Magistrate Rodney Oates
Magistrate Anna Jackson
Magistrate John Wells
Magistrate David White
Magistrate Kylie Schulz
Magistrate Oliver Koehn
Magistrate Mark Semmens
Magistrate Kathryn Hodder
Magistrate Benjamin Sale
Magistrate Michelle Sutcliffe
Magistrate Christopher Smolicz
Magistrate Michael Fotheringham
Magistrate Karim Soetratma
Magistrate Todd Grant
Magistrate Kate White
Magistrate Roderick Jensen
Magistrate Justin Wickens
Magistrate Edward Stratton-Smith

Judicial Registrar

Judicial Registrar Melanie Kate Burton

The court is comprised of one District Court judge, one of whom is designated by proclamation as the Judge of the Youth Court, plus three specialist magistrates. All magistrates have been appointed to sit in the jurisdiction, as they are often required to deal with Youth Court matters in country regions. The current principal judicial officers of the Youth Court are as follows:

Her Honour Judge Eldridge
Magistrate Alison Adair
Magistrate Todd Grant
Magistrate Oliver Koehn
Magistrate Kate Hodder

State Coroner Mr D Whittle
Deputy State Coroner Mr I White
The magistrates in the Warden’s Court of South Australia, including the Senior Warden are:

Senior Mining Warden – Magistrate Rodney Oates
Magistrate Nick Alexandrides
Magistrate David McLeod
Magistrate Jay Pandya
Magistrate Todd Grant
Magistrate Luke Davis
Magistrate Kate White