Minister for Corrections Wade Noonan today announced the appointment of His Honour Judge Peter Couzens as the head of the Adult Parole Board.
Judge Couzens has more than 40 years’ legal experience and was appointed a Judge of the County Court and President of the Children’s Court in 2013.
His legal career includes 23 years as magistrate in Melbourne and regional Victoria and 14 years as a member of the Victorian Bar.
He will take up his role on June 29.
Quotes attributable to Minister for Police Wade Noonan
“Judge Couzens has more than 40 years of wide-ranging legal experience in metropolitan and regional Victoria and will bring this expertise to his new role at the Adult Parole Board.”
“He has served the cause of justice for many years, and his experience will be a huge asset for the Adult Parole Board.”