The Hon Catherine King MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government has issued a press release communicating the changes to the Chair and Board of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Board. Michelle Taylor, Partner, has been announced as one of the new board members.
This is an honour for Michelle and a testament to her standing in national and international maritime and transport law. The media release says:
"As the current President of the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand and serving on the Australian Maritime and Transport Arbitration Commission executive, her extensive experience with shipping issues has been recognised internationally.'
"Ms Taylor’s appointment will provide the board with valuable experience in maritime law, including comprehensive knowledge of casualty and pollution matters."
You can read the full media release here.