Marcia Neave is a part-time Commissioner of the ALRC and was appointed on 22 January 2024, with the term expiring on 22 January 2025.
Marcia Neave has had a distinguished career having served as a judge, commissioner, law reformer, public policy maker, and academic. After nine years on the Supreme Court of Victoria, Court of Appeals Division, she was appointed to the role of Commissioner of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence. In 2021 she was named as President and Commissioner of the Commission of Inquiry into the Tasmanian Government’s Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings.
She was the inaugural Chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission which in 2004 recommended substantial changes to criminal laws and procedures dealing with sexual assault. She has also been Professor at ANU, Adelaide, and Monash Universities.