Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Dixon, Owen ( - 1973)


barrister and judge


Sir Owen Dixon joined the Wallaby Club in 1927 and maintained his membership until his death in 1973. He was elected President in 1936. He was Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia and an Australian Minister to Washington.


On his Presidency: 'Owen Dixon . . . .

J. Woodburn, page 66


1927 - 1973
Membership - Wallaby Club

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Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 133, additional information pages 63, 66, 71, 95, 104, 126, photograph pages 70.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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