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Larissa BEHRENDT

Born: 1 April 1969

Aboriginal or Torrest Stait Islander: Yes

Special Achievements:

First Aborigine to earn a doctorate from Harvard Law School in USA.
Professor of Law at Sydney University of Technology.

Additional Information:

1993 - Won the Lionel Murphy Foundation Scholarship.
2002 - Co-recipient of the inaugural Neville Bonner National Teaching Award.
2004 - Deadly Award winner for literature.
2009 - Named National NAIDOC Person of the Year.
2011 - Named the New South Wales Australian of the year.


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