2014 John Bray Oration: ‘Pro Bono: Good for the Profession, Good for the Country’

The John Bray Law Alumni Network warmly invites you and your colleagues and friends to the 2014 John Bray Oration, to be delivered on Wednesday 24th September 2014 by The Honourable Dr Margaret J White AO.

Dr White is a retired Judge of the Queensland Court of Appeal and an Adelaide Law School graduate. Earlier this year she was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from the University. Dr White has just been appointed to the National Maritime Museum Council in Sydney and is the current Chair of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

In 1992 Dr White was appointed to the Supreme Court of Queensland. She was the first woman appointed to that Court. In 2010 she was appointed to the Queensland Court of Appeal and retired in June 2013. Dr White was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2013.

Dr White has also been the Commander in the Royal Australian Navy Reserve, Deputy President of the Defence Force Discipline Appeals Tribunal and Deputy Chancellor of the University of Queensland.

The Network is delighted Dr White has accepted our invitation to deliver this important annual Oration. There is no doubt she will bring many rich and varied experiences to her chosen topic:

‘Pro Bono: Good for the Profession, Good for the Country’
Free Public Lecture
Date: Wednesday, 24th September 2014
Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm
Venue: Elder Hall, North Terrace, The University of Adelaide
Bookings: Click here to RSVP by Wednesday 17th September 2014
Enquiries: Anthony Crocker at or 08 8231 2344

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