3 January 2017

"The judges of the Family Court of Australia were saddened to hear of the sudden passing of former Family Court judge, The Hon. Richard Gee.

Justice Gee served the court predominantly at the Parramatta registry from 1980 to 1998. He will be remembered as a wonderful individual and judge who provided inspirational service to the court and to the community.

His exemplary dedication and commitment to the court was demonstrated by his brave decision to return to work following the horrific bombing of his family home in 1984 and to continue to serve the court and the community for another fourteen years until his retirement.

On behalf of all Family Court judges and staff, I express my condolences to his family at this time."

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Media contact: Denise Healy, National Media and Public Affairs Manager
Telephone: 03 8600 4357 or 0409 743 695
Emaildenise.healy@familycourt.gov.au