The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP
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Empowering communities to keep streets safe
Last published on 08 Oct 2019 in Media Releases
Fraud fighting measures, graffiti-busting art projects and twilight sports to help young people kick life goals are just some of the initiatives funded from the latest round of the NSW Government’s $10 million crime prevention [...]
Noise disputes put man’s best friend in the doghouse
Last published on 29 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
When it comes to neighbourhood noise disputes it’s often dogs driving NSW residents barking mad, but the NSW Government’s free mediation service Community Justice Centres (CJC) is helping to restore peace.
New Sheriff’s Officers to keep law in order
Last published on 20 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
Eighteen new Probationary Sheriff’s Officers joined the NSW Sheriff’s Office today, having taken their oaths to begin new careers, protecting our courts and those who use them, across 11 regional locations and three courthouses in [...]
Public Defender ascends to District Court bench
Last published on 18 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
Deputy Senior Public Defender Sophia Beckett has been appointed to the bench of the District Court of NSW, Attorney General Mark Speakman announced today.
Eight new Magistrates for the Local Court
Last published on 11 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
Attorney General Mark Speakman today announced the appointment of eight new magistrates to the bench of the Local Court of NSW.
Back to school: courting education so kids stay out of trouble
Last published on 10 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
A Children’s Court program designed to help young offenders get their lives back on track by encouraging them to finish their education is now operating at five locations across the state.
Chief judge review to reduce court delays
Last published on 09 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
The Chief Judge of the District Court, the Honourable Justice Derek Price AM will carry out a review of case management and jury processes, to reduce delays in criminal proceedings in the District and Supreme [...]
Birth certificates changing lives
Last published on 08 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
Nearly 1,000 people from vulnerable and Indigenous communities have benefited from free birth certificates in 2018-19, helping them to access potentially life changing services.
New land and environment court judge appointed
NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman today announced the appointment of barrister Sandra Duggan SC as a judge of the Land and Environment Court.
Michael Anthony Guider
This evening I received the advice of Crown Advocate Dr David Kell SC and Ms Joanna Davidson on the prospects of a successful appeal from yesterday’s decision by the Supreme Court to refuse my application for [...]