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State Funeral for The Honourable Sir Laurence Street AC KCMG QC

Published 28th June, 2018 in Living in NSW

A State Funeral for The Honourable Sir Laurence Street AC KCMG QC will be held on Thursday, 5 July 2018 in Sydney.

The Honourable Sir Laurence Street AC KCMG QC

Relatives, friends, representatives of organisations and members of the public are welcome to attend the State Funeral Service.

The service will take place in the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point commencing at 9:30am. Doors will open at 9am.

The best way to arrive is by public transport. Visit www.transportnsw.info/trip to plan your trip.

Sir Laurence Street was a giant of the law in NSW. He leaves an indelible legacy in both criminal and civil jurisdictions. In 1965, after service with the Royal Australian Navy in World War II and a successful career at the Bar, he rose to the Supreme Court bench. In 1974, he became the state’s second youngest Chief Justice, at the age of 47, and the Lieutenant Governor of NSW.

“On behalf of the government of NSW, I offer my heartfelt condolences to the family of Sir Laurence,” Attorney General Mark Speakman said.

“I acknowledge the tremendous contribution Sir Laurence made to his country and state.

“Sir Laurence will be remembered as one of the towering legal figures in NSW, renowned for his fairness and integrity.”

The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to The State Library of NSW Foundation or Lulworth House at St. Luke's Care.

Published 28th June, 2018 in Living in NSW
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