Kathrine Morgan-Wicks Appointed As Acting Secretary To Department Of Justice

Kathrine Morgan-Wicks Appointed As Acting Secretary To Department Of Justice

Tasmania Acting Attorney-General Matthew Groom

New Acting Secretary Of The Department Of Justice

Victor P Taffa

Following the resignation of the Secretary of the Department of Justice, Mr. Simon Overland, the Government has appointed Kathrine Morgan-Wicks as Acting Secretary, Acting Attorney-General Matthew Groom said.

Mrs. Morgan-Wicks is a Barrister and Solicitor, is currently Deputy Secretary at the Department of Treasury and Finance and has over 17 years corporate and commercial legal experience working in the private sector and in senior roles at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.

Mrs. Morgan-Wicks has a masters in law and has completed graduate courses in business and leadership with the Melbourne Business School and Harvard Leadership Program.

Mrs. Morgan-Wicks will lead the Justice Department as the Government implements a number of major reforms to bring Tasmania’s laws into line with community expectations and I look forward to working closely with her.

“Once again, I’d like to thank the outgoing Secretary for his contribution.” Acting Attorney-General Groom said.