Refshauge, Richard Christopher

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Refshauge, Richard Christopher

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  • Justice Richard Refshauge SC BA (Hons) LLB (ANU)

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Richard Christopher Refshauge was a student of the Australian National University and an office-bearer of the Australian National University Union Board of Management, the ANU Students’ Association, and the Australian Union of Students. Refshauge was President of the ANU Students’ Association from 1972 to 1973 and in this capacity was student council representative on the Education Committee of the University Council. Refshauge first practiced law in 1976 when he commenced his legal career as a barrister and solicitor in the Australian Capital Territory. In 1998, he was appointed ACT Director of Public Prosecutions and in 2008 appointed a Judge of the ACT Supreme Court. Refshauge has lectured in civil litigation at the ANU since 1986. In 2001 he became an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law now the ANU College of Law.


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academic; judge; lawyer; student; university administrator

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ANU Students' Association (1953 -)

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1972 - 1973

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President; student council representative, Education Committee, University Council

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Entered from deposit description on 29 May 2012




Australian National University Calendar 1973
Australian National University, (accessed on 22 November 2011)
National Library of Australia

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