Governor of Victoria

COn 1 July 2015, the Honourable Linda Dessau AC was sworn in as Victoria’s 29th Governor, the first female in the role. In June 1995, the Governor was appointed a Judge of the Family Court of Australia, where she served for 18 years until July 2013. Immediately before her appointment as Governor, she was President of the Melbourne Festival, Chair of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Victorian Regional Committee, a Commissioner of the Australian Football League, a Trustee of the National Gallery of Victoria, a Board member and former Chair of AFL Sportsready and Artsready, a Board member of the Unicorn Foundation, and a Patron of Sports Connect. In 2017, the Governor was made a Companion of the Order of Australia.

THE HONOURABLE LINDA DESSAU AC

Melbourne

Thursday 13th August, 2020