Annabelle Bennett

Annabelle Bennett

Annabelle Bennett

Birth : Annabelle Claire Darin (1950-01-08)8 January 1950(age 70) Sydney, Australia

Personal Information

Name Annabelle Bennett
Birth (1950-01-08)8 January 1950(age 70) Sydney, Australia
Birth Place (age 70) Sydney, Australia
Nationality Australian

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Events Occured in Scienctist Life

1950

Annabelle Claire Bennett (born 8 January 1950) is the Chancellor of Bond University and a former Judge of the Federal Court of Australia.

1980

In 1980, still interested in the legal profession, Bennett went on to study law at the University of New South Wales.

2003

Bennett was appointed to the Federal Court of Australia on 5 May 2003.

2016

Bennett retired from the Federal Court on 23 March 2016, and now practises as a consultant barrister, mediator and arbitrator at 5 Wentworth.

2016

In April 2016, Bennett became the eighth Chancellor of Bond University in Queensland.

2020

On 20 February 2020, Bennett was appointed as a commissioner to the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements.

2005

Bennett was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2005, for "service to the law, particularly in the areas of intellectual property, administrative law and professional conduct; and to the community through a range of educational, medical, women's and business organisations".

2011

In 2011, she received the honorary degree of Doctor of the University from the Australian National University.

2019

She was upgraded to a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours.

2016

In 2016 she received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of New South Wales.

2020

In May 2020 Bennett was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.

2012

In 2012, she was appointed Chair of the National Health and Medical Research Council.