Ms Elizabeth Kennedy

Elizabeth Kennedy BA LL.B (Hons) LL.M Grad Dip ( Med and Health law) GAICD

Elizabeth studied Arts /Law at the University of Melbourne and has practised law for many years. She has a Master of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in health and medical law. Elizabeth has a deep knowledge of the health industry and has acted for many hospitals and health practitioners over her career. After private practice with a number of legal firms as a partner and consultant, she acted as in house lawyer at the AMA, Monash Medical Centre, The Women’s and the Children’s Hospitals, Epworth and at Peter Mac.

She was a non resident of the College throughout her undergraduate years and studied history and law in tutorials at nearby colleges, whilst enjoying College life and making lifelong friends there. She was delighted to be appointed to the Council in 2020. 

Elizabeth has been a company director of many health and medical research organisations over her long career, and is currently a director of Western Health, East Melbourne Primary Health Network, Victorian Pharmacy Authority, and the Australian Psychological Society.  She is also a grandmother of three granddaughters and loves  spending time with them, as well as gardening, cooking, reading and going to the theatre.