This years recipient of the Justice Medal is Professor Andrew Mowbray, Co-Director and Co-Founder of AustLII.
Presented the award by Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE, Professor Mowbray was presented the award in recognition of his commitment over the past 25 years to facilitate online access to legal information.
The other three awards presented on the evening were:
- The Law Society President’s Award awarded to Harry Freedman for his outstanding contribution to the Law Society’s Pro Bono Scheme.
- The Community Legal Centres NSW Award presented to Inner City Legal Centre for their Safe Relationships Project.
- The Legal Information Access Centre ‘Centre of Excellence’ Award awarded to Albury Library/Museum for their Law Week program, which included the staging of a ‘Murder in the Museum’.