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14 Sep 2018
WA names new appointments in judiciary
Western Australia’s Attorney General has announced the appointment of two new judges to the state’s judiciary. Write comment (0 Comments)...
appointment, new magistrates, five magistrates, Victoria
13 Sep 2018
Victoria appoints 5 new magistrates
The Andrews government has named five new magistrates for The Garden State’s judiciary, with four appointees going to the Magistrates’ Court and t...
Supreme Court, new CEO
7 Sep 2018
Supreme Court of Vic to see new CEO
The Supreme Court of Victoria has announced it will welcome a new chief executive officer on 24 September. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
4 Sep 2018
Regional Queensland scores 2 new magistrates
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has announced the appointment of two new magistrates for regional Queensland. Write c...
27 Aug 2018
State governor sheds light on ‘out-of-touch’ judicial process
Public opinion surrounding sentence severity, perceived leniency and “out-of-touch” judges are not as polarised or adverse to the Australian justi...
24 Aug 2018
New judge for NSW Court of Appeal
Attorney-General Mark Speakman has announced the appointment of a new judge to the bench of the NSW Court of Appeal. Write comment (1 Comment...
23 Aug 2018
Supreme Court of NSW appoints leading silk to bench
Attorney-General Mark Speakman has announced the appointment of Kelly Rees SC as a Judge in the Supreme Court of NSW, to be sworn in on 5 September. ...
22 Aug 2018
Life as a barrister explored by Vic law students
Over 200 of the state’s law students have attended an event hosted by the Victorian Bar to learn what being a barrister is all about. Write ...
17 Aug 2018
Formal complaint issued against high-profile State Coroner
A formal complaint has been lodged with the Judicial Commission of Victoria against a well-known State Coroner. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
13 Aug 2018
Defending the indefensible – The limitations of defence costs insurance cover
Adam Cranston, the son of the former Deputy Commissioner of the Australian Taxation Office, is currently being prosecuted in relation to the alleged p...
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