Papers by The Honourable Justice Margaret McMurdo AC

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Articles

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC 'An Australian Human Rights Act: Quixotic Impossible Dream or Inevitable Natural Progression', Southern Cross University Law Review , Vol 13, 2009-2010, pp 37-56

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Mayo Lecture: R v KU; ex parte Attorney-General (Qld)and Warwick Thornton's award winning, internationally acclaimed film "Samson and Delilah": life imitating art. Why we must do better.' James Cook University Law Review , Vol 17, 2010

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Ch 8 - Written Submissions', Appellate Practice p166-180, Eds Graeme Blank and Hugh Selby, The Federation Press (2008)

Justice M A McMurdo, 'Why the sentencing discretion must be maintained' (1999) 3 Queensland Bar News 6

Speeches

The Honourable Justice Margaret A McMurdo AC, 'Speech' delivered at the valedictory ceremony, Banco Court, Brisbane - 24 March 2017

The Honourable Justice Margaret A McMurdo AC, 'Empower a Woman, Empower a Nation - Be bold for change' - International Women's Day 2017 speech - Monash Centre, Lecture Theatre, Gallipoli Barracks, Lloyd Street, Enoggera - 8 March 2017

The Honourable Justice Margaret A McMurdo AC, 'Ceremonial Sittings' - Recognising 25 years of the Queensland Court of Appeal, 3 February 2017, Banco Court - Supreme Court of Queensland

The Honourable Justice Margaret A McMurdo AC, 'Justice Sandra Day O'Connor' presented at the Selden Society Lecture, Thursday 27 October 2016

The Honourable Justice Margaret A McMurdo AC, 'The Queensland Court of Appeal: The First 25 Years' presented at the Australian Academy of Law 2016 Queensland Lecture, 24 October 2016

The Honourable Justice Margaret A McMurdo AC, 'Opening Address - Criminal Law Conference' presented to the Queensland Law Society, Law Society House 16 September 2016

The Honourable Justice Margaret A McMurdo AC, 'The Latest Report Card on Gender Equality at the Queensland Bar and Bench' presented to the Queensland Women Judicial Officers and Barristers, Brisbane, 23 June 2016

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Lessons Learnt from Appeals' presented to the QCAT Conference 2016, Brisbane, 19 May 2016

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Sources of Stress in Judicial Life' Keynote presentation at the Balancing the Demands of Judicial Life Workshop, Judicial College of Victoria, 31 August 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'A Human Rights Act for Queensland?' delivered at the University of Sunshine Coast Inaugural Law Oration, 23 September 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'What are Courts of Appeal good for?' delivered at the 20th Anniversary of the Victorian Court of Appeal Public Seminar, Brisbane, 20 August 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Address' to the district Law Association Presidents' Workshop, Brisbane, 7 August 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Address' delivered at the Admissions Ceremony 1, Brisbane, 1 June 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Address' delivered at the Admissions Ceremony 2, Brisbane, 1 June 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Address' delivered at the Admissions Ceremony 3, Brisbane, 1 June 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Opening Address' delivered at the Queensland Community Legal Centres Conference, Brisbane, 25 May 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Media Release' Brisbane, 23 March 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'The 2015 Report Card on Gender Equality at the Queensland Bar and Bench' Speech delivered to the Queensland Women Judicial Officers and Barristers Annual Cocktail Function, Banco Court, Brisbane, 20 March 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Speech to Launch the QPILCH Civil Justice Fund' Speech delivered at Ashurst, Level 38, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane, 18 March 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Women in Law in Australia 2015: Celebrations or Commiserations?' Speech delivered at the Bond University Women in Law Dinner, Gold Coast, 10 March 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Making your appeals more appealing' Speech delivered at the Bar Association Queensland Annual Conference, Gold Coast, 7 March 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Developments in the Law of Negligence: Have plaintiffs lost their Shirt?' Speech delivered at the Australian Lawyers Alliance Queensland State Conference, Gold Coast, 13 February 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Address' delivered at the Accountability and the Law - Safeguarding Against Corruption in Queensland Conference, Customs House, Brisbane, 9 February 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Media Release' Brisbane, 9 February 2015

Justice M McMurdo AC, 'Address' delivered at the Admissions Ceremonies 4-5, Brisbane, 2 February 2015

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Address' Speech delivered at the launch of the book "Australian feminist judgments: righting and rewriting law", Brisbane, 2 December 2014

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Protecting human rights and civil liberties in Queensland within the existing legal framework' Speech delivered at the University of Queensland Justice and the Law Breakfast, Brisbane, 9 October 2014

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Address' Speech delivered at the Australian Association of Women Judges Luncheon in Honour of Chief Judge Wolfe AO, Brisbane, 10 September 2014

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Address' Speech delivered at valedictory of the Hon The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland, Banco Court, Brisbane, 27 June 2014

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'The self-represented litigant in the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Queensland' Speech delivered at the AIJA Assisting Unrepresented Litigants: A Challenge for Courts and Tribunals Conference, Gold Coast, 16 April 2014

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Address' Speech delivered to Queensland Women Judicial Officers and Barristers, Brisbane, 21 March 2014

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Address' Speech delivered to newly admitted practitioners, Brisbane, 19 December 2013

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Address' Speech delivered at the Queensland Law Society Senior Counsellors Conference 2013, Brisbane, 25 October 2013

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Address' A comment on Justice Malcolm Wallis's paper "Judges as Employees", JCA Colloquium, Freemantle, 6 October 2012

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Address' Speech delivered at Public Artworks Celebration, Supreme and District Courts, Level 3, 415 George Street, Brisbane, 29 August 2012

Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, 'Address' Speech delivered at business leaders function for Women's Legal Service, Gadens Lawyers, Brisbane, 17 August 2012