Mr John Birch

Mr John Birch B.Leg S and Dip.Crim - John is the senior and managing judge based in Alice Springs. He has been a judge since 2000 and was admitted to legal practice in New South Wales in 1980.

He has a background in many areas of the law including criminal law, civil law and areas of family.

John has two children at St Philip’s and has a strong vested interest in ensuring the College achieves its Vision Statement. In addition, John is a Director of the Connellan Airways Trust which provides grants to isolated persons to undertake programs for the community benefit.

John has been a member of the Board since 2013. He was also the Chair of the ICT Committee which navigated the College through an internet upgrade and ‘Bring Your Own Device’ policy change.