The significance of finally appointing a woman to oversee Australia’s High Court

The announcement that justice Susan Kiefel will replace Robert French on his retirement from the court marks an important milestone in Australia’s constitutional history.

. . . At last, the idea of a woman sitting at the peak of Australia’s judiciary was no longer as inconceivable as it might have been in 1903, when the High Court was formally established

http://www.womensagenda.com.au/talking-about/top-stories/item/7531-the-significance-of-finally-appointing-a-woman-to-oversee-australia-s-high-court

http://www.australasianlawyer.com.au/news/justice-kiefels-appointment-a-sign-of-changing-times-say-women-lawyers-227815.aspx

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