• Entry type: Organisation
  • Entry ID: AWE5566

Victorian Women Lawyers

(From 1996 – )
  • Occupation Feminist organisation, Professional Association


Incorporated in 1996 as a not-for-profit association, Victorian Women Lawyers (VWL) is the peak representative body of women lawyers in Victoria, and a recognised organisation of Australian Women Lawyers. Ms Deanne Weir was appointed first convenor.

One of VWL’s key objectives is to promote the understanding and support of women’s legal and human rights. We work to fulfil that objective through a variety of means, including by identifying, highlighting and eradicating discrimination against women in law and in the legal system, as well as by seeking to achieve justice and equality for all women.

Related entries

  • Peak Body
    • Australian Women Lawyers (1997 - )
  • Related Women
    • Ashmor, Kate (1980 - )