James Gobbo

Australian judge and Governor of Victoria

Sir James Augustine Gobbo AC, CVO, QC (born 22 March 1931) is an Australian jurist and politician. He was the 25th Governor of Victoria serving from 1997 through 2000.[1] He was born in Melbourne.

Gobbo was made Knight Bachelor in 1981 and became a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in 1993 and a Knight of Grace of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem (KStJ) in 1997. He was awarded the Centenary Medal in 2001.


  1. "Farewells - Sir James Gobbo" (PDF). Victorian Bar News. Melbourne: Victorian Bar Council. Winter 1994. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 March 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2017.