Jay Sanders

Her Honour

Lawyer and Magistrate

In 1976 Jay Sanders became the first woman appointed as a Magistrate in South Australia. When she retired in 2002 she was the longest serving female magistrate in Australia.

Sources used to compile this entry: Haxton, Nance, 'Australia's first female magistrate* retires', 20 December 2002, http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/stories/s751764.htm.

Prepared by Larissa Halonkin