Media Release – 10 November 2014

New Governor of Tasmania

The President of the Law Society of Tasmania, Matthew Verney today congratulated Professor Kate Warner AM on her appointment as the next Governor of Tasmania.

“Professor Warner has led a distinguished life in the law and in community service.”

“As an academic Professor Warner is the author of the leading text on sentencing in Tasmania, she has been at the forefront of law reform in the State as a Director of the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute and her work has contributed to public education and knowledge of the sentencing process.

She gives freely of her time to community service including as a board member of the Board of Legal Education and the Centre for Legal Studies Ltd.

I have no doubt she will make an excellent next Governor of Tasmania”.



Matthew Verney
0438 248 708
10 November 2014