Margaret Beazley

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Margaret Beazley

39th Governor of New South Wales
Assumed office
2 May 2019 (2019-05-02)
Nominated byGladys Berejiklian
Appointed byElizabeth II
Preceded byDavid Hurley
President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal
In office
1 March 2013 – 27 February 2019
Preceded byJames Allsop
Succeeded byAndrew Bell
Judge of the Federal Court of Australia
In office
1 January 1993 – 28 April 1996
Personal details
Born (1951-07-23) 23 July 1951 (age 70)
Sydney, New South Wales
Spouse(s)Dennis Wilson
ChildrenErin, Lauren and Anthony Sullivan
Alma materUniversity of Sydney

Margaret Joan Beazley, AO, QC (born 23 July 1951) is an Australian jurist. She is the 39th and current Governor of New South Wales since 2 May 2019.[1] She was the president of the New South Wales Court of Appeal, the first woman to hold the office, from 2013 until February 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. Sas, Nick (13 January 2019). "New NSW Governor Margaret Beazley fights back tears as she accepts role". ABC News. Australia. Retrieved 13 January 2019.