Good News from Down Under

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Good News from Down Under

Friday 7th July 2017

IAFL would like to congratulate the following Australian Fellows for their recent awards:

Judicial Fellow, The Hon Justice Michelle May was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List.  Her Honour is a member of the Appeal Division of the Family Court of Australia and a former President of the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration.  Her appointment recognised her significant service to the law particularly to the Family Court, to judicial administration and to professional associations.

Sydney Fellow Glenn Thompson was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List.  Glenn is a partner with Newnhams Solicitors, and the award recognised his service to family law and the community.

IAFL Past President (2008-2010) Ian Kennedy AM has been appointed a Life Member of the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.  Ian's appointment was announced in recognition of his outstanding leadership of the Australian and International legal professions and his influence on the development of family law.