The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP
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Have your say on NSW privacy laws
Last published on 07 May 2021 in Media Releases
NSW is set to become the first Australian state or territory to introduce a mandatory notification of data breach scheme to create new standards of accountability and transparency to protect personal information.
A score and more Alpha Sheriffs head to court
Last published on 30 Apr 2021 in Media Releases
The largest ever cohort of NSW Sheriff’s Officer recruits will soon start work at courthouses across the state.
Births down in 2020 but Axel rose
Last published on 25 Apr 2021 in Media Releases
Axel and Hallie surged up the baby name popularity charts in 2020, although fewer babies were born overall in an unforgettable year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stage 2 Defamation Reform Process Begins
Last published on 07 Apr 2021 in Media Releases
Modernisation of Australia’s defamation laws has reached another milestone with the release of a discussion paper about the liability of digital platforms for defamatory material.
An eggscellent end to Daylight Saving
Last published on 31 Mar 2021 in Media Releases
Clocks wind back an hour this Easter Sunday, marking the end of dark starts to cooler days.
Domestic violence survivors ‘Speak Out’
Last published on 29 Mar 2021 in Media Releases
Hundreds of domestic violence victim-survivors have contacted support services following the NSW Government’s ‘Speak Out’ campaign, with the positive impact prompting another round of the campaign to begin today.
New law protects pets from domestic violence
Domestic violence victim-survivors and their companion animals will have greater protections from abuse under new laws that commenced this weekend.
Community Safety at Centre of Forensic Mental Health Reforms
The NSW Government’s re-write of forensic mental health laws to help boost community safety has now come into force.
Hundreds roll up sleeves for Graffiti Removal Day
A state-wide blitz on vandalism is underway, with hundreds of people giving back to their local communities by volunteering today for Graffiti Removal Day 2021.
New laws to overturn unfair child abuse payouts
Last published on 17 Mar 2021 in Media Releases
Many survivors of institutional child abuse will be empowered to pursue fairer compensation, under reforms to be introduced to NSW Parliament today by Attorney General Mark Speakman.