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Bernard George Teague

Bernard George Teague, Australian judge. Bar: Victoria, 1962, New South Wales, 1985, England 1976, British Columbia 1984.


  • Teague, Bernard George was born on February 16, 1938 in Melbourne, Australia. Son of Willis Ernest and Eileen Mary (Cummins) Teague.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bachelor of Laws with honors, University Melbourne, 1960.


    • Partner Corr & Corr (now Corrs Pavey Whiting Byrne), Melbourne, 1963-1987. Judge Supreme Court Victoria, since 1987. Executive member Law Council Australia, 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Victoria, 1962, New South Wales, 1985, England 1976, British Columbia 1984.


    • Principal legal/editorial advisor Herald and Weekly Times Limited, 1968-1987.


    Deputy chairman Victorian Parole Board, since 1991. Chairperson Victorian Forensic Leave Panel, since 1998. Council member Institute Forensic Mental Health, since 1998. member Australia Institute Judicial Administration, International Association Judges, Law Institute Victoria (life, member council 1974-1987, president 1978, 86), Law Society New South Wales (life), Commonwealth Lawyers (vice president 1986-1990), Victorial Law Foundation (board directors 1978, 86, 89-99).



    Tennis, computers, bicycling.


    • Married Patrice Mary Connolly, January 19, 1963. Children: Karen, Leon, Richard, Maria, Jonathan, Christina, Nicholas.
    • father: Willis Ernest Teague
    • mother: Eileen Mary (Cummins) Teague
    • spouse: Patrice Mary Connolly
    • children: Karen Teague
    • Leon Teague
    • Richard Teague
    • Maria Teague
    • Jonathan Teague
    • Christina Teague
    • Nicholas Teague
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    Born February 16, 1938