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Women Barristers Association (Victoria) (1993 - )

From
1993
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Website
https://www.vicbar.com.au/about-us/women-barristers-association

Summary

Formed in 1993, the Women Barristers' Association (WBA) is open to all members of the Victorian Bar to join. The Hon. Marilyn Warren AC, Chief Justice of Victoria, is the current patron of the WBA. The WBA's aims are to:


  • Provide a professional and social network for women barristers;
  • Promote awareness, discussion and resolution of issues which particularly affect women;
  • Identify, highlight and eradicate discrimination against women in law and in the legal system;
  • Advance equality for women across the legal profession generally.

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Women Barristers Association', The Victorian Bar, https://www.vicbar.com.au/about-us/women-barristers-association, accessed online 18 August 2016.

Marina Loane

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