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Exhibitions

  • Australian Women Lawyers as Active Citizens

O'Connor, Deirdre

Honourable Justice

Occupation
Judge and Lawyer

Summary

In 1990 Justice Deirdre Frances O'Connor became the first woman to be appointed to the Federal Court. She was also the President of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission.

Sources used to compile this entry: Deirdre O'Connor interviewed by Daniel Connell in the Law in Australian society oral history project [sound recording], 1996, ORAL TRC 3475; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection; http://www.fedcourt.gov.au/about/judges/former-judges; http://www.bethlehemcollege.nsw.edu.au/high_ach.php.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection

  • Deirdre O'Connor interviewed by Daniel Connell in the Law in Australian society oral history project [sound recording], 1996, ORAL TRC 3475; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection. Details

Larissa Halonkin

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