Liberty Sanger awarded Medal of the Order of Australia

Melbourne & Olympic Parks (M&OP) Trust Member, Liberty Sanger, has been recognised with a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

Liberty, who is a a Principal, Board Member and Practice Group Leader at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, was acknowledged for her service to the law, and to the community.

As well as her involvement with M&OP, Liberty has a decorated list of previous and current achievements.

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Pty Ltd

  • Principal and Director, since 2003.
  • National Head, Personal Injuries Law Division, current.
  • Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee, since 2017.
  • Workplace Injury Lawyer, since 1997.
  • Public commentator.

Victorian Government

  • Chair, Equal Workplaces Advisory Council, Victorian Government, since 2017.
  • Member, Ministerial Council on Women’s Equality, since 2017.


  • President and Board Member, YWCA Victoria, 2001-2003.
  • Former Board Member, YWCA Australia.
  • Life Member.

McKell Institute

  • Member, National Advisory Board, since 2016.
  • Member, Victorian Advisory Board, current.
  • Professional Law Organisations
  • Member, Law Institute of Victoria, since 1999.
  • Director, Victoria Law Foundation, 2004-2009.


  • Member, Melbourne Olympic Parks Trust, since 2017.
  • Director, Emergency Services State Super Fund, 2010-2013.
  • Director, Federation Square Pty Ltd, 2009-2012.
  • Chair, Liquor Control Advisory Council, 2006-2009.

Awards and recognition include:

  • Victorian Women’s Honour Roll, 2019.
  • Mentor of the Year, Victorian Legal Awards, Law Institute of Victoria, 2018.