- c. 1991
Founded in 1991(?) by the Hon. Justice Jane Mathews AO of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the Australian Association of Women Judges (AAWJ) is the Australian member association of the Washington DC-based International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ), a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose members represent all levels of the judiciary worldwide and whose activities are centred round support for women in the judiciary, and access to justice. The current president of the AAWJ is Her Hon. Judge Robyn Tupman of the District Court of New South Wales.
Sources used to compile this entry: Jowett, Tina, 'Acting Justice Jane Mathews AO', Interview,  (Summer) Bar News, The New South Wales Bar, p. 56, http://www.nswbar.asn.au/docs/webdocs/BN032015_mathews.pdf, accessed online 22 August 2016; 'Member Associations', International Association of Women Judges', http://www.iawj.org/Australia_-_2015_Leadership_List_for_Australian_Association_of_Women_Judges_-_AAWJ.pdf, accessed online 22 August 2016; 'What we do', International Association of Women Judges', http://www.iawj.org/what-we-do.html, accessed online 22 August 2016.