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Gerard Brennan interviewed by Fiona Wheeler and Michael Coper in the History of the High Court of Australia oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 4232527
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Brennan, F. G. (Francis Gerard), 1928- interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2007 
5 sound files (approx. 383 min.) 
Series

History of the High Court of Australia oral history project.

Summary

Gerard Brennan talks about his early life and family, memories of World War II, university life and his early career. He reflects on his time on the Federal Court, the Queensland Bar and High Court. Brennan also talks about differences in judicial style and reflects on his own. He talks about his time as Chief Justice, reflects on the profession and talks about his life following his retirement.

Notes

Recorded 25 October and 21 November 2007 at Canberra, A.C.T.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 87 leaves) available. 
Subjects Brennan, F. G. (Francis Gerard), 1928- -- Interviews.  |  Australia. High Court.  |  Judges -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Judges
Other authors/contributors Wheeler, Fiona, 1966- interviewer  |  Coper, Michael, -2019 interviewer

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