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Joseph, Sally (? - 1994)

Died
6 June 1994
Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Lawyer and Solicitor

Summary

Sally Joseph was one of the first solicitors to work at the Aboriginal Legal Service in Redfern, Sydney. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1967, the same year in which she was appointed to the Commission of the Peace for the State of New South Wales. Although admitted to the New South Wales Bar, Joseph did not practise as a barrister, instead working briefly at the Commonwealth Crown Solicitor's Office before being admitted as a solicitor on 11 February 1972. She practised at the Aboriginal Legal Service and later in the eastern Sydney suburb of Vaucluse.

Sources used to compile this entry: New South Wales Law Almanac for 1968, V. C. N. Blight Government Printer, New South Wales, 1968, p. 106; 1969, p. 107; 1970, p. 108; p. 184; 1976, p. 172; 1978, p. 189; The University of Sydney Calendar Supplement 1970, V. C. N. Blight, Government Printer, New South Wales, 1970, p. 148; The Ryerson Index (See: 'Joseph, Sally', The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 9 June 1994, p. 41); 'Appointments', Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales, Friday 24 February 1967 [Issue No. 19], p. 680, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/220338934, accessed online 14 March 2016.

Marina Loane

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