Monash Criminology welcomes the Francine McNiff bequest

Monash Criminology has received a generous bequest from Monash
University alumnus, Francine McNiff. The $1.8 million bequest will
support two PhD students from disadvantaged backgrounds annually to study criminology. In 1983, aged 35, Francine McNiff became the first Victorian woman appointed to a judicial post when made a children’s court stipendiary magistrate. She later became a criminal barrister, specialising in sex crime case.

Read more here about the remarkable career of Francine McNiff.