He arrived with his family in Australia in 1968 when he was just 8 years old. Today, the State of Victoria Attorney-General Rob Hulls announced his appointment as State Supreme Court judge.
He is Emilios Kyrou from the village of Sfikia, Imathia Prefecture in northern Greece.
He believes that hard work is the key to success. In 1982, he graduated with honors from the Law School of the University of Melbourne and in the years that followed he won numerous jurist awards and distinctions.