The Women Barristers' Association (WBA) is open to all members of the Victorian Bar to join.
The Women Barristers’ Association aims to:
The Women Barristers' Association was formed in 1993 and its inaugural convenor was Judge Rachelle Lewitan.
The WBA is open to all members of the Victorian Bar (both women and men) to join.
To become a member of the WBA, please complete the Bar Association Membership Application Form and return it to the Bar Office. If you are currently a reader, the membership fee is waived for the duration of your reading period.
To renew your WBA membership, please select the appropriate tick box when completing your online Victorian Bar Subscription renewal.
A list of current and past Convenors is available here:
As a result of the WBA’s advocacy:
The WBA continues to advocate on the part of its members, most recently in February 2019, making submissions to the National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces.