Latest Magistrates Court

The Bar 09 February 2023 ByJess Feyder1st Indigenous appointments for SA judiciary

Two Aboriginal women have been appointed to South Australia’s judiciary in a historic first for the state. 

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The Bar 30 January 2023 ByJerome Doraisamy4 new magistrates appointed in ACT

ACT Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury has made four appointments to the ACT Magistrates Court, so as to “further...

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The Bar 07 December 2022 ByLauren CroftEx-lawyer’s application to sue Qld government for $74bn dismissed

The Federal Court has dismissed an application from a former lawyer, convicted of domestic violence and stalking, who...

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The Bar 22 November 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyMagistrate removed from office for sexual harassment

The Governor of South Australia has removed a magistrate from office, following the tabling of a report in the state’s...

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The Bar 31 October 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy4 new judges, 10 new magistrates, 10 new VCAT members appointed

The Victorian Government has named a new judge for the Court of Appeal, three new County Court judges, 10 appointees to...

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The Bar 27 October 2022 ByLauren Croft‘Impatient’ magistrate’s ruling set aside by District Court

A magistrate who sentenced a man to two months of imprisonment for contempt has been labelled “impatient” and...

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The Bar 25 October 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyQld lawyer charged over alleged laundering of $4.5m

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has charged two Queensland men, including a lawyer, over alleged involvement in a...

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Big Law 29 September 2022 ByJess FeyderQld appoints new Deputy Chief Magistrate

A magistrate with three decades of legal experience and dedicated service to the community has been appointed to the...

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The Bar 22 August 2022 ByJasmine SiljicQueensland welcomes 4 new magistrates

The Palaszczuk government has announced the appointment of four new magistrates: Mark Bamberry, Patrina Clohessy,...

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The Bar 25 July 2022 ByJess Feyder5 magistrates added to Victoria’s courts

The Andrews Labor government has announced the appointment of five new magistrates: Lucia Raponi, Helen Spowart, David...

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