Australian Women's Register

An initiative of The National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) in conjunction with The University of Melbourne

Skip to content

Exhibitions

  • Australian Women Lawyers as Active Citizens

Renaud, Margaret

The Honourable

Occupation
Barrister, Judge, Lawyer and Lecturer

Summary

Margaret Renaud was a Judge of the Family Court of Australia. She was granted Life Membership of the the Women Lawyers' Association of New South Wales. Margaret retired as a Family Court Judge in 1998. After an Arts degree, she was a university tutor. Margaret completed the Barristers Admission Board Course as a single mother and was admitted to the NSW Bar in 1974. She became a Crown Prosecutor before being appointed to the Bench of the Family Court in 1983. Following retirement she lectured in Practical Legal Training at Newcastle University and was a mediator with the Community Justice Centres.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.nswbar.asn.au/the-bar-association/pioneering-women/#/21_margaret_renaud.

Larissa Halonkin

Site-wide information and acknowledgements

National Foundation for Australian Women The University of Melbourne, eScholarship Research Centre

© Copyright in The Australian Women's Register is owned by the Australian Women's Archives Project
and vested in each of the authors in respect of their contributions from 2000

http://www.womenaustralia.info/biogs/AWE5895b.htm

The Australian Women's Register is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia License

The Australian Women's Register is published quarterly by the Australian Women's Archives Project
ISSN 2207-3124