Law School

Sue Gordon (2002)

Sue Gordon

Children's Court Magistrate

  • Commissioner for Aboriginal Planning 1986-1988, the first Aboriginal person to head a government department in Western Australia
  • Magistrate 1988-2008, Western Australia's first Aboriginal Magistrate and first full-time Children's Court Magistrate
  • Commissioner, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission 1990-1991
  • Chair of Inquiry into Family Violence and Child Abuse in Aboriginal Communities (Gordon Inquiry) 2002
  • Chairperson of the National Indigenous Council since 2004-2007
  • Chairperson of the Northern Territory Emergency Response Taskforce 2007-2008