Kemeri Ann MURRAY
Also known as: Kemeri Murray, Kemeri Anne Murray, Kemeri Ann Murray
Died: 2/08/2013Special Achievements:
After being admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of South Australia she transferred to Brian Magarey and was offered a partnership, making her the first married woman to be offered a partnership in South Australia. Kemeri remained in private practice until 1973 when she was appointed a judge of the District Court in South Australia - making her only the second female judge in Australia.
Graduated in 1953 in Law and 1954 in Arts. In 1973 she was offered a position on the bench with the District Court of South Australia. A member of the Flinders University Council, in 1978 she was appointed to the Advisory Council for Inter-Government Relations. The Honourable Justice Kemeri Murray AO, retired in December 2006 after more than 30 years on the bench. In 1977 was awarded the Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal.Additional Information:
1955 admitted Barrister and Solicitor with the South Australian Supreme Court. 1973-1976 Judge at the District Court, South Australia.1975 Chairman South Australian Community Welfare Advisory Committee of Non Accidental Injury to Children. 1975-1978 Chairman of the Church of England Commission of Marriage. 1976 Judge of the Family Court of Australia. 1982-1985 Chairman of the Sex Discrimination Board, South Australia. 1995-1996 Alternate Chairman of the Media Council of Australia for the Alcoholic Beverages Advertising Code Council.