- 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
Created: 17 August 2016, Last modified: 30 August 2016