Judicial Profiles

Listed below are some sources for biographical information, speeches, texts, and articles by, or about, our judges.

Source Description

Ceremonial Welcome and Farewell Speeches, and Appointments

  • Biographical information and interesting anecdotes about a new or departing Judge.
Law Library of Victoria Catalogue 
  • Biographical texts or journal article abstracts.
Law Institute of Victoria speeches
  • A collection of speeches dating back to 2004, including ceremonial speeches for judges from other courts as well as the Supreme Court.

Victorian Bar Association

  • Appointments, farewells and obituaries.

Trove (National Library of Australia)

  • Find and use resources relating to Australia.
  • An excellent place to start research – it brings together a wide range of information including books, journal and newspaper articles, papers, diaries, letters, photos, sound recordings and more.  


For journal and newspaper articles, an excellent alternative to Trove is Informit. The Librarysubscribes to AGIS Plus Text on Informit which is available:

  • via the Law Library of Victoria intranet (requires login) for judicial officers and court staff
  • on the catalogues in the Supreme Court Library for members of the legal profession and the general public.