Facilitated by the Honourable Marcia Neave AO
The Honourable Marcia Neave AO was appointed a judge of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria in February 2006. After her retirement in August 2014 she served as a reserve judge. In February 2015, she was appointed Commissioner to the Royal Commission into Family Violence. The Commission’s report was published on 30 March 2016. Professor Neave previously held a personal Chair in Law at Monash University and has also held chairs at Adelaide University and in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. She is now an Emeritus Professor at Monash University. She has co-authored books on property law, restrictive covenants and easements, wills and intestacy and family property law. Professor Neave has had a long involvement in law reform. In the early 1980s she was Research Director and then a parttime commissioner at the New South Wales Law Reform Commission. Between 2001 and 2006 she was the foundation Chairperson of the Victorian Law Reform Commission. She currently chairs the Victorian Judicial Advisory Group on Family Violence and is the President of Court Network.