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SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

tHURSDAY 29 march 2018

PLC Sydney Ex-Student (1963), Volunteer Firefighter, Former English Teacher and Supreme Court Justice, Carolyn Simpson, retires from the Supreme Court after 24 years. She is only the second woman appointed to the court in its 194-year history and boasts the distinction of being its longest-serving female judge.

We wish Carolyn well in her future life endeavours. 

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📷 (From left: Justices Carolyn Simpson, Margaret Beazley and Virginia Bell sitting as the Court of Criminal Appeal on Australia's first all-female bench in 1999.
Photo: Brendan Esposito


PLC Sydney Ex-Student (1963), Volunteer Firefighter, Former English Teacher And 
Supreme Court Justice, Carolyn Simpson, 
will retire from the Supreme Court after 24 years next Thursday. She is only the second woman appointed to the court in its 194-year history and boasts the distinction of being its longest-serving female judge.

We wish Carolyn well in her future life endeavours. 

Pic attached. Left to right: Justices Carolyn Simpson, Margaret Beazley and Virginia Bell sitting as the Court of Criminal Appeal on Australia's first all-female bench in 1999.

Photo: Brendan Esposito


PLC Sydney Ex-Student (1963), Volunteer Firefighter, Former English Teacher And 
Supreme Court Justice, Carolyn Simpson, 
will retire from the Supreme Court after 24 years next Thursday. She is only the second woman appointed to the court in its 194-year history and boasts the distinction of being its longest-serving female judge.

We wish Carolyn well in her future life endeavours. 

Pic attached. Left to right: Justices Carolyn Simpson, Margaret Beazley and Virginia Bell sitting as the Court of Criminal Appeal on Australia's first all-female bench in 1999.

Photo: Brendan Esposito


PLC Sydney Ex-Student (1963), Volunteer Firefighter, Former English Teacher And 
Supreme Court Justice, Carolyn Simpson, 
will retire from the Supreme Court after 24 years next Thursday. She is only the second woman appointed to the court in its 194-year history and boasts the distinction of being its longest-serving female judge.

We wish Carolyn well in her future life endeavours. 

Pic attached. Left to right: Justices Carolyn Simpson, Margaret Beazley and Virginia Bell sitting as the Court of Criminal Appeal on Australia's first all-female bench in 1999.

Photo: Brendan Esposito


PLC Sydney Ex-Student (1963), Volunteer Firefighter, Former English Teacher And 
Supreme Court Justice, Carolyn Simpson, 
will retire from the Supreme Court after 24 years next Thursday. She is only the second woman appointed to the court in its 194-year history and boasts the distinction of being its longest-serving female judge.

We wish Carolyn well in her future life endeavours. 

Pic attached. Left to right: Justices Carolyn Simpson, Margaret Beazley and Virginia Bell sitting as the Court of Criminal Appeal on Australia's first all-female bench in 1999.

Photo: Brendan Esposito


PLC Sydney Ex-Student (1963), Volunteer Firefighter, Former English Teacher And 
Supreme Court Justice, Carolyn Simpson, 
will retire from the Supreme Court after 24 years next Thursday. She is only the second woman appointed to the court in its 194-year history and boasts the distinction of being its longest-serving female judge.

We wish Carolyn well in her future life endeavours. 

Pic attached. Left to right: Justices Carolyn Simpson, Margaret Beazley and Virginia Bell sitting as the Court of Criminal Appeal on Australia's first all-female bench in 1999.

Photo: Brendan Esposito