• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE5750

Forbes, Anne Frances

  • Occupation Barrister, Broadcaster, Lawyer, Solicitor


Anne Forbes was admitted to the Queensland bar in 1975, being only the nineteenth woman to gain admission. She was a founding member of the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland, and took a special interest in ‘wives ‘n wills’ and arbitration during her time at the bar.

Following her career as an army reservist in the Legal Corps, Anne was appointed Chair of the Anzac Day Trust. In the 1980s she began a career as a broadcaster and feature writer on Radio 4MBS. She still practises law from time to time.

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  • Foundation Member
    • Women Lawyers' Association of Queensland (1978 - )