PORTRAIT OF SUSAN CRENNAN, BY LEWIS MILLER

2017, oil on linen. Collection: National Portrait Gallery, Canberra. Gift of the Honourable Susan Crennan, AC QC, 2018.

The Honourable Susan Crennan, AC QC (b. 1945) is a barrister and former High Court judge and the first woman to serve as president of the Australian Bar Association. She was a Commissioner for Human Rights for six years from 1992. Sitting on the High Court from 2005 to 2010, she is acknowledged as a leader and mentor in the legal profession, notable for her contributions to constitutional law, arbitration and law reform and her membership of many boards and foundations. See this work, and the rest of the national collection, in Canberra.

For more information on this work please visit portrait.gov.au/portraits/2018.23/portrait-of-susan-crennan