The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP
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Leading Sydney silk to be next NSW DPP
Leading Sydney criminal law silk Sally Dowling SC is to become the state’s next Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
Support for legal and domestic violence groups
More than 70 organisations providing legal advice or domestic violence support havenow been awarded $4.45 million in grants to modernise and expand their operations.
New Common Law Chief appointed to Supreme Court
Last published on 11 Aug 2021 in Media Releases
The Honourable Justice Robert Beech-Jones has been appointed as Chief Judge of the Common Law Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and a Judge of Appeal.
More support for most vulnerable
Last published on 27 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
Hundreds of people will be supported to secure or maintain housing in the private rental market as part of a $12.5 million NSW Government support package.
New judge to lead NSW Drug Court
Last published on 21 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
Deputy Chief Magistrate Jane Mottley AM will be made a permanent judge of the District Court and be sworn in as the Senior Judge of the NSW Drug Court to replace his Honour Judge Roger [...]
Innovative solutions for fairer justice
Last published on 19 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
Vulnerable groups seeking legal assistance will be better supported thanks to a NSW Government investment in artificial intelligence technology to help diagnose legal problems.
Final call for open justice reform submissions
Last published on 15 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
People across NSW are encouraged to have their say about proposed reforms to the laws relating to open justice in courts and tribunals.
Drug Court pioneer judges it's time to retire
Last published on 14 Jul 2021 in Media Releases
The Senior Judge of the NSW Drug Court has decided to hang up his gown after dedicating 50 years to the justice system.
First Nations cadetships to kickstart careers
Last published on 03 Jul 2021 in News and Media
A new $200,000 scholarship will enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students to gain valuable work experience in community legal centres (CLCs) across NSW.
Defamation reforms to become law
Last published on 30 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
The NSW Government is heralding a new era in national defamation law beginning tomorrow in jurisdictions covering over 85% of Australia’s population.