Currently alive, at 84 years of age.
1931 – Born on the 4th of January in Melbourne, Australia.
1955 – He became member of the Democratic Labor Party in Australia.
1977 – He was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
– He was appointed to the Federal Court of Australia and as President of the Australian Trade
1982 – He was appointed to High Court of Australia as Governor-General.
1996 – He became 22nd Governor-General in Australia.
2001 – He was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize.