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Statue Of Dame Roma Mitchell

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Modern Architecture
Address: North Tce Adelaide South Australia 5000 Australia Adelaide

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The Dame Roma Mitchell Statue is located on the tree-lined lawn of North Terrace on the south side of the Governor's House in South Australia. Dame Roma Mitchell (1913.10.2~2000.3.5) Dame Roma Mitchell (1913.10.2~2000.3.5), Queen of the Order of Australia, (Companion of the Order of Australia, AC) Queen of the Order of the British Empire, ( Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, DBE), winner of the Royal Victorian Order (Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, CVO). The first female legal adviser to the British Royal Family of South Australia, Queen’s Lawyer, a female judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia (1965~1983), President of the University of Adelaide (1983~1990), Supervisor of the University of Adelaide, 31st South Australia Governor of Australia (1991.2.6 ~ 1996.7.21). During her studies at the University of Adelaide, she performed well and completed five years of courses in four years. In 1962, she became the first Queen’s Queen’s Lawyer in Australia, and in 1965 she became the first female Supreme Court judge of the Commonwealth. Mrs. Rome Mitchell passed away on March 5, 2000 at the age of 86. Shortly before her death, she was in the hospital bed and received the final honor through the Governor-General Sir William Deane of Australia. , Royal Victoria Medal. After her death, in recognition of her contributions and as the former Governor of South Australia, the government held a state funeral for her. She has always been highly respected and is often referred to as the first lady of South Australia. Nine months after her death, on December 8, 2000, Senator Amanda Vanstone appointed an Australian customs vessel "Dame Roma Mitchell" in Port Adelaide. All other ships of this class are named after the bay associated with customs, and this ship is an exception. Although the official name of the ship is The Australian Customs and Border Protection Vessel Dame Roma Mitchell, it is often referred to simply as "The Dame". Picture 1-2: The statue and biography of Mrs. Rome Mitchell; Figure 3: The gate of the Government House of South Australia at the corner of North Terrace-King William Rd; Figure 4: The Parliament Of South Australia, opposite the Government House of South Australia; Picture 5: The main building of the University of Adelaide where Mrs. Roma Mitchell once studied is also called Mitchell Building. I don't know if it is related.

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  • Dan L
    Dan L
    Bunbury, Australia

    A Remarkable Life

    Roma Mitchell had a keen sense of social justice and an aversion to the discrimination practiced against women. She participated in student politics at Adelaide University and helped formed the Women ...

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  • Robby G C
    Robby G C
    Toronto, Ontario

    A lawyer, a Judge and a State Governor

    Dame Roma Mitchell was a former Governor in South Australia. She was a lawyer and judge, as well as a state governor. She was very important. She was the first woman to become a judge. Everybody t...

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