• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001391

Interview with Kemeri Murray [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference SRG 438/29/4
  • Date Range 4-Dec-86 - 4-Dec-86
  • Description

    45 minutes Kemeri Murray talks about her home life during the depression, doing law at Adelaide University, graduating in 1953 in Law and 1954 in Arts, living at Magill, studing piano under Raymond O’Connell while doing articles at Vaughan, Porter and English, trip to England, marriage to Eric Murray in 1955, admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of SA, transferred to Brian Magarey and offered a partnership, first married woman to be offered a partnership in SA, 1973 offered a position on the Bench with the District Court of SA, second woman judge in SA, son Phillip and daughter Belinda born in 1963 and 1966, support from her husband, Children’s Court and State Family Court, joining the Lyceum Club, member of the Flinders University Council, 1978 appointed to the Advisory Council for Inter-Government Relations, member of the Social Responsibilities Commission of the Anglican Church, board appointments, bettering the community, education, progress for women and the law.

  • Formats Sound recording (cassette) analogue
  • Access Access to use copies only with written permission from the donor. Contact the President, Lyceum Club. Original WITHDRAWN.
  • Finding Aid Biographical outline, (3 pages)