Laurence Street

Australian judge

Commodore Sir Laurence Whistler Street, AC, KCMG, KStJ, QC (3 July 1926 – 21 June 2018) was an Australian jurist. He was born in Sydney. He served as the fourteenth and second youngest Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales from 1974 to 1988 and Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales from 1974 to 1989.[1]

Street died on the night of 21 June 2018 in Sydney at the age of 91.[2]


  1. Sir Alfred Stephen, 3rd Chief Justice of NSW, 1844 to 1873 Archived 23 February 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Maddox, Garry (2018-06-22). "Sir Laurence Street remembered as an outstanding legal figure". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2018-06-22.

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