Interviews

We have identified and are recording interviews with ‘trailblazing’ Australian women lawyers across regional, remote and metropolitan Australia, from diverse cultural, ethnic, social and religious backgrounds and across the breadth of the profession (including judges, barristers, solicitors, in-house counsel, government lawyers, parliamentary drafters, tribunal members and international legal advocates and advisors).

Project Interviews

Interviews conducted by Kim Rubenstein and Nikki Henningham. Recorded from 24 May 2010- [ongoing]. Digital masters held by the National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection:

Banks, Robin
Banks, R and Henningham, N, 2015. Robin Banks interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6815845
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Bicket, Robyn
Bicket, R and Rubenstein, K, 2015. ‘Robyn Bicket interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6933366
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Branson, Catherine
Branson, C and Rubenstein, K, 2014-15. ‘Catherine Branson interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6681926
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Broderick, Elizabeth
Broderick, E and Rubenstein, K, 2014-15. ‘Elizabeth Broderick interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6646069
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Bryant, Diana
Bryant, D and Henningham, N, 2015. Diana Bryant interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6856694
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Burton, Pamela
Burton, P and Rubenstein, K, 2014. ‘Pamela Burton interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6448621
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Chong, Patti
Chong, P and Henningham, N, 2013. ‘Patti Chong interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6299326
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Connors, Jane
Connors, J and Rubenstein, K, 2014. ‘Jane Connors interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6539047
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Conroy, Patricia
Conroy, P and Henningham, N, 2013. ‘Patricia Conroy interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6389165
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Davis, Megan
Davis, M and Rubenstein, K, 2010. ‘Megan Davis interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law pilot oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn4977921
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Eckert, Judy
Eckert, J and Henningham, N, 2013-15. ‘Judy Eckert interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6299415
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Fantin, Tracy
Fantin, T and Henningham, N, 2015. ‘Tracy Fantin interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6930741
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Feller, Erika
Feller, E and Rubenstein, K, 2013. ‘Erika Feller interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6387436
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Fingleton, Di
Fingleton, D and Henningham, N, 2014. ‘Diane Fingleton interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6678429
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Ford, Norma Clare
Ford, N and Rubenstein, K, 2015. Norma Clare Ford interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6892959
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French, Valerie
French, V and Rubenstein, K, 2010. ‘Valerie French interviewed by Kim Rubenstein for the Trailblazing women and the law pilot oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn4852444
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Gearin, Sally
Gearin, S and Henningham, N, 2014. ‘Sally Gearin interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6607789
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Gordon, Sue
Gordon, S and Henningham, N, 2015. Sue Gordon interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6815854
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Hall, Marlene
Hall, M and Rubenstein, K, 2015. Marlene Hall interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6816827
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Hill, Jenni
Hill, J and Henningham, N, 2013. ‘Jenni Hill interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6299357
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Hiscock, Mary
Hiscock, M and Rubenstein, K, 2011. ‘Mary Hiscock interviewed by Kim Rubenstein for the Trailblazing women and the law pilot oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn5632356
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Irwin, Rebecca
Irwin, R and Rubenstein, K, 2011. ‘Rebecca Irwin interviewed by Kim Rubenstein for the Trailblazing women and the law pilot oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn5160662
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Jago, Tamara
Jago, T and Henningham, N, 2016. Tamara Jago interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6815845
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Kayess, Rosemary
Kayess, R and Rubenstein, K, 2015. ‘Rosemary Kayess interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6774757
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Kenny, Susan
Kenny, S and Rubenstein, K, 2014. ‘Susan Kenny interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6503473
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Kossiavelos, Koula
Kossiavelos, K and Rubenstein, K, 2015. Koula Kossiavelos interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6812025
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Lavarch, Linda
Lavarch, L and Rubenstein, K, 2014-15. ‘Linda Lavarch interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6533136
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Layton, Robyn A
Layton, R A and Rubenstein, K, 2015. ‘Robyn Layton interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6974543
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Le Roy, Katy
Le Roy, K and Rubenstein, K, 2013-15. ‘Katy Le Roy interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6247393
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Lusink, Peg
Lusink, M and Rubenstein, K, 2015. ‘Peg Lusink interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6928772
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Mahlab, Eve
Mahlab, E and Rubenstein, K, 2010. ‘Eve Mahlab interviewed by Kim Rubenstein for the Trailblazing women and the law pilot oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn4970740
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Mathews, Jane
Mathews, J and Rubenstein, K,, 2011. ‘Jane Mathews interviewed by Kim Rubenstein for the Trailblazing women and the law pilot oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn5160658
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McGlade, Hannah
McGlade, H and Henningham, N, 2013. ‘Hannah McGlade interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6299419
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Nguyen, Lyma
Nguyen, L and Rubenstein, K, 2014-15. ‘Lyma Nguyen interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6572102
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Nyland, Margaret
Nyland, M and Rubenstein, K, 2014. ‘Margaret Nyland interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6610177
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Oliver, Sue
Oliver, S and Henningham, N, 2014-15. ‘Sue Oliver interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6607787
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Penfold, Hilary
Penfold, H and Rubenstein, K, 2014-15. ‘Hilary Penfold interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6448554
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Pritchard, Janine
Pritchard, J and Henningham, N, 2015. Janine Pritchard interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6815802
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Rathus, Zoe
Rathus, Z and Rubenstein, K, 2015. Zoe Rathus interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6816877
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Reaston, Bev
Reaston, B and Henningham, N, 2015. Bev Reaston interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6815845
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Scutt, Jocelynne
Scutt, J and Henningham, N, 2013. ‘Jocelynne Scutt interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6382535
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Tennent, Shan
Tennent, S and Henningham, N, 2015. Shan Tennent interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6815845
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Thomas, Sally
Thomas, S and Henningham, N, 2014. ‘Sally Thomas interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6607788
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Thornton, Margaret
Thornton, M and Rubenstein, K, 2014. ‘Margaret Thornton interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6503968
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Walker, Sally
Walker, S and Rubenstein, K, 2015. Sally Walker interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6857724
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Watson, Irene
Watson, I and Henningham, N, 2014. ‘Irene Watson interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6607796
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Wilson, Nerida
Wilson, N and Henningham, N, 2015. ‘Nerida Wilson interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6930708
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Withnall, Nerolie
Withnall, N and Rubenstein, K, 2015. ‘Nerolie Withnall interviewed by Kim Rubenstein in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn7010503
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Yeats, Mary Ann
Yeats, M and Henningham, N, 2015. Mary Ann Yeats interviewed by Nikki Henningham in the Trailblazing women and the law oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn6815845
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Other Interviews

Not undertaken as part of our project, but informing our project, these interviews were conducted as part of other oral history projects. Digital audio tapes held by the National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore collection:

Campbell, Enid (1932-2010)
Campbell, E and Campbell, R, 1995. ‘Enid Campbell interviewed by Ruth Campbell in the Law in Australian society oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn816530
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Cohen, Judith (1926-2012)
Cohen, J and Campbell, R, 1995 and 1996. ‘Judith Cohen interviewed by Ruth Campbell in the Law in Australian society oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn816014
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Evatt, Elizabeth
Evatt, Elizabeth Andreas & McGrath, Amy, 1921- (Interviewer) (1979). Elizabeth Evatt interviewed by Amy McGrath
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Evatt, Elizabeth
Evatt, Elizabeth & Correy, Stan (1981). Elizabeth Evatt interviewed. A.B.C, Sydney
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Evatt, Elizabeth
Evatt, Elizabeth Andreas & McGregor, Craig, 1933- (Interviewer) (1989). Elizabeth Evatt interviewed by Craig McGregor in the Craig McGregor MS7949 collection
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Evatt, Elizabeth
Evatt, Elizabeth Andreas & Connell, Daniel, 1947- (Interviewer) (1996). Elizabeth Evatt interviewed by Daniel Connell in the Law in Australian society oral history project
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Evatt, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Evatt interview [videorecording] Australia. Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (1998)
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Gordon, Sue
Gordon, Sue & Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967- (Interviewer) (1999). Sue Gordon interviewed by John Bannister in the Bringing them home oral history project
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Gordon, Sue
Gordon, Sue & Bannister, John (William John Egerton), 1967- (Interviewer) (2010). Sue Gordon interviewed by John Bannister in the Bringing Them Home after the Apology oral history project
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Gordon, Sue
Gordon, Sue & Riseman, Noah, 1982- (Interviewer) (2010). Sue Gordon interviewed by Noah Riseman in the Indigenous ex-service men and women oral history project
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O’Connor, Deirdre
O’Connor, Deirdre (Deirdre Frances) & Connell, Daniel, 1947- (Interviewer) (1996). Deirdre O’Connor interviewed by Daniel Connell in the Law in Australian society oral history project
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Reid, Margaret
Reid, M and York, B, 2009 and 2010. ‘Margaret Reid interviewed by Barry York in the Old Parliament House political and parliamentary oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn4805535
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Vanstone, Amanda
Vanstone, A and Linn, R 2011. ‘Amanda Vanstone interviewed by Rob Linn in the Old Parliament House political and parliamentary oral history project’ [sound recording]. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn5232394
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Walker, Sally
Walker, Sally & Campbell, Ruth, 1928- (Interviewer) (1995). Sally Walker interviewed by Ruth Campbell in the Law in Australian society oral history project
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