Honourable Justice AO
Judith Cohen was the first female commissioner of the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Commission, appointed in 1975.
Sources used to compile this entry: Cohan, Susan and Sally Scott, 'Formidable trailblazer in arbitration: Judith jacqueline Cohen, AO, Lawyer, Teacher, Judge 7-2-1926 - 10-5-2012', in The Sydney Morning Herald, 18 June 2012, http://www.smh.com.au/comment/obituaries/formidable-trailblazer-in-arbitration-20120617-20i7f.html; Judith Cohen interviewed by Ruth Campbell in the Law in Australian society oral history project [sound recording], 1995 - 1996, 816014; National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection.
Prepared by Larissa Halonkin
Created: 17 August 2016, Last modified: 2 September 2016