Inductees 2017 - The Hon Cheryl Edwardes OAM

The Hon Cheryl Edwardes OAM

The Hon Cheryl Edwardes OAM attained a Master of Laws in 1995 and qualified as a Barrister when few women were entering the legal profession. She served the WA State Government from 1989 until 2005 and was the first female Attorney-General appointed in Western Australia. She contributed to the wider community with Ministerial appointments including: Minister for Women's Interests, Parliamentary and Electoral Affairs, Minister assisting the Minister for Community Development with special responsibility for the Youth Justice Bureau, Minister for Justice, Minister for Family and Children's Services, Youth, Seniors, Fair Trading, Minister for the Environment, Employment and Training and Labour Relations. Ms. Edwardes retired from Government in 2005 and has since held several positions in the Western Australian resource sector.



Article Index
Inductees 2017
Dr Betsy Buchanan BA LLB
Professor Arlene Chan
Jan Cooper
Jenny Davis OAM
The Hon Cheryl Edwardes OAM
Her Honour Valerie French
Anne Leach OAM, FNM
Julie Shuttleworth
Diane Smith-Gander
Tammy Solonec
Paula Wagg
POSTHUMOUS INDUCTEES - Frederica Georgina Cooke
POSTHUMOUS INDUCTEES - Roseanne Fuhrmann MBE
POSTHUMOUS INDUCTEES - Olga May Goss
POSTHUMOUS INDUCTEES -Judith Treby
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