It’s a Gong! Sally Thomas AC
CLANT congratulates Her Honour the Honourable Sally Gordon Thomas AC, who in the Australia Day 2014 Honours List was made a Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia “for eminent service to the people of the Northern Territory, particularly to the judiciary and social justice, to the advancement of women in the legal profession, to youth, and to the promotion and development of tertiary education”.
Her Honour was appointed in 2011 as Administrator of the Northern Territory, after distinguished service over a period of more than two decades as a Northern Territory judicial officer, including seven years as Chief Magistrate, followed by 17 years as a Judge.
Sally Thomas is a much admired and much loved member of the Northern Territory legal community. This high honour is a fitting acknowledgment of her achievements and contributions.