National treasure to explain her legacy

Hear from national treasure Pat O’Shane in a free webinar next week presented by James Cook University (JCU).

The retired teacher, barrister, jurist and Aboriginal activist will present A Legacy of Firsts on Tuesday as part of JCU’s Law Seminar Series.

The 82-year-old, deemed a national treasure by the National Trust, is a ground-breaker in many fields.

Pat O’Shane

Her achievements include being the country’s first indigenous magistrate and Queensland’s first female indigenous teacher. She received an Order of Australia in 1984.

A Legacy of Firsts with Pat O’Shane AM will be held online at 10am on 12 March. The one-hour presentation is worth 1 CPD point. Register here.

For details of other presentations in the series, visit the website.

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