Linda Marion Dessau AM (born 8 May 1953) has been the Governor of Victoria since 1 July 2015. She is the first female and first Jewish holder of the office. She was formerly a judge of the Family Court of Australia from 1995 to 2013. Dessau was appointed to the AFL Commission in November 2007. A supporter of the Essendon Football Club, Dessau started and was the inaugural chair of the Essendon Women's Network in 1997, which for more than a decade has claimed a strong hold in the grand final week calendar.

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  • Linda Marion Dessau AM (born 8 May 1953) has been the Governor of Victoria since 1 July 2015. She is the first female and first Jewish holder of the office. She was formerly a judge of the Family Court of Australia from 1995 to 2013. Dessau was appointed to the AFL Commission in November 2007. A supporter of the Essendon Football Club, Dessau started and was the inaugural chair of the Essendon Women's Network in 1997, which for more than a decade has claimed a strong hold in the grand final week calendar. She was appointed to the board of the Melbourne Festival, of which she became President in 2014. (en)
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  • Linda Marion Dessau AM (born 8 May 1953) has been the Governor of Victoria since 1 July 2015. She is the first female and first Jewish holder of the office. She was formerly a judge of the Family Court of Australia from 1995 to 2013. Dessau was appointed to the AFL Commission in November 2007. A supporter of the Essendon Football Club, Dessau started and was the inaugural chair of the Essendon Women's Network in 1997, which for more than a decade has claimed a strong hold in the grand final week calendar. (en)
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