Megan Davis

Academic and Lawyer

Megan Davis is a Cobble Cobble woman from Queensland. She was educated at the University of Queensland and the Australian National University. In 2006, she became the Director of the Indigenous Law Centre at the University of New South Wales. In 2010, she became the first Indigenous Australian woman to be elected to a United Nations body when she was appointed to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Megan Davis was interviewed by Kim Rubenstein for the Trailblazing Women and the Law Pilot Oral History Project. For details of the interview see the National Library of Australia CATALOGUE RECORD.

Sources used to compile this entry: Megan Davis interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing Women and the Law pilot oral history project, 2010, 4977921; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection; Smart, Judith and Swain, Shurlee (eds), 'Davis, Megan', The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2 May 2014,;

Prepared by TBWL project team