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Linda Dessau

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29th Governor of Victoria
Assumed office
1 July 2015
MonarchElizabeth II
PremierDaniel Andrews
LieutenantMarilyn Warren (2015–2017)
Ken Lay (2017–present)
Preceded byAlex Chernov
Personal details
Linda Marion Dessau

(1953-05-08) 8 May 1953 (age 68)
East Melbourne, Victoria
Spouse(s)Tony Howard (m. 1982–present) «start: (1982)»"Marriage: Tony Howard to Linda Dessau" Location: (linkback:
ResidenceGovernment House, Melbourne
EducationSt Catherine's School, Toorak
University of Melbourne
ProfessionJurist, barrister
WebsiteGovernor of Victoria

Linda Marion Dessau (born 8 May 1953)[1] has been the Governor of Victoria since 1 July 2015.[2] She is the first female and the first Jewish holder of the office.

She was a judge of the Family Court of Australia from 1995 to 2013.[3]