Sally Thomas new NT administrator

Former Supreme Court judge, Sally Thomas AM, has been appointed as the new administrator of the Northern Territory. She is the first woman to hold the role.

The NT Government nominated Ms Thomas for the position, and she was accordingly appointed by Governor-General Quentin Bryce  today.

Ms Thomas replaces outgoing Administrator Mr Tom Pauling, who has served in the role since 2007.

Ms Thomas served on the bench at the Supreme Court from 1992 to 2009 and recently also served as Chancellor to Charles Darwin University.

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