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Ian Callinan Ian Callinan i(A31002 works by) (birth name: Ian David Francis Callinan) (a.k.a. I. D. F. Callinan; Ian D. F. Callinan)
Born: Established: 1937 Casino, Casino area, Far Northeast NSW, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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Judge, author, playwright and community worker, Justice Ian Callinan, AC, was educated at Brisbane Grammar School and The University of Queensland. Callinan was admitted to the Queensland Bar in 1965 and, prior to this, was one of Brisbane's most prominent barristers. In 1997 Callinan was appointed to the High Court of Australia. He has served on many boards, including the Queensland Art Gallery and the Queensland TAB, and has been chairman of the Australian Defence Force Academy.

In 2010, Justice Ian Callinan was awarded a Doctors of Laws honoris causa by The University of Queensland.

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2003 Order of Australia Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) For service to the judiciary and the practice of law, to the arts and to the community.
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