Her Excellency the Honourable, AM
- Barrister, Governor, Judge, Lawyer and Solicitor
Her Excellency the Hon. Linda Dessau AM was the first female Governor of Victoria, sworn in on 1 July 2015. She studied law at the University of Melbourne and was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1975, signing the Victorian Bar Roll in 1978.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AM Governor of Victoria', in Governer of Victoria, 2015, http://governor.vic.gov.au/victorias-governor/biography/her-excellency-the-hon-linda-dessau-am; Willingham, Richard, 'Linda Dessau will become Victoria's first female Governor', in The Age, 11 February 2015, http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/linda-dessau-will-become-victorias-first-female-governor-20150211-13bjn8.html.
Prepared by Larissa Halonkin
Created: 17 August 2016, Last modified: 21 September 2016