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Dame Roma Mitchell
Dame Roma Mitchell

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Bryan Cole

The sculpture commemorates the lifetime achievement in South Australia of the former Governor of South Australia, Dame Roma Mitchell.

Dame Roma Mitchell, AC, DBE, CVO, QC (1913 – 2000) was an Australian lawyer, judge and state governor. She was the first Australian woman to be a judge, a Queen's Counsel, a chancellor of an Australian university and the Governor of an Australian state. Dame Roma Mitchell was considered to be a pioneer of the Australian women's rights movement.


Address:North Terrace, Prince Henry Gardens, Adelaide, 5000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.921263
Long: 138.600046
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Designer:Janette Moore


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 2nd July, 1999
Front Inscription

The Honourable Dame Roma Mitchell

Governor of South Australia 1991 - 1996

Chancellor of the University of Adelaide 1983 - 1990

Judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia 1965 - 1983

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au