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Jane HAMILTON-MATTHEWS

Special Achievements: 1978 - First woman to hold position of Crown Prosecutor 1980 - First woman to be appointed Judge of District Court of NSW 1987 - First woman to be appointed a Judge of Supreme Court of NSW and the second woman to be appointed to any Supreme Court in Aust. 1992 - Foundation Australian Director of the newly formed International Association of Women Judges Additional Information: 1985 - Appointed Senior Judicial Member of NSW Equal Opportunity Tribunal Member of Board of Governors of NSW College of Law. President of the Arts Law Centre of Australia. Chair of Visiting Committee for the Faculty of Law at the Uni. Of Wollongong Trustee of the AIDS Trust of Australia