Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP)

Appointment of Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

Date of Publication: 
5 May 2016

Attorney-General for Australia, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, has announced Ms Sarah McNaughton SC as the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

Ms McNaughton has 27 years’ experience as a legal practitioner. She has been a respected member of the NSW Bar since 1996 and was appointed Senior Counsel in 2011.

McMcNaughton will be the eighth Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

For more information please refer to the Attorney-General's announcement - Appointment of Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions