The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP
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Old meets new at Katoomba Courthouse
Last published on 30 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
Katoomba Courthouse is undergoing a makeover which includes the installation of a new high tech audio-visual link and restoration of its historic sandstone façade.
$8.6 million to build a safer future for survivors
Last published on 29 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
More domestic violence victim-survivors will benefit from enhanced frontline support thanks to a funding boost for 45 service providers across the state.
$148 million for domestic and sexual violence support and extra magistrates
Last published on 22 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
The NSW Government is investing an extra $148.6 million as part of the 2021-22 NSW Budget to boost support for domestic and sexual violence survivors and accelerate access to justice.
Drug Court expands to Dubbo
Last published on 17 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
The Dubbo region will benefit from a $31.5 million investment in drug rehabilitation and access to justice.
Budget 2021-22 swifter justice with eight extra local court magistrates
Last published on 14 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
Victims of crime will benefit from accelerated access to justice in the Local Court, with the 2021-22 State Budget investing $56.1million over the next four years to appoint eight extra magistrates and boost resources for [...]
$90-million budget boost to support women and children impacted by domestic violence
Last published on 14 Jun 2021 in Media releases
More women and children experiencing domestic and sexual violence will be supported by a $60 million funding boost to frontline services over two years from the NSW Government.
Sexual assault reports spike
Last published on 10 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
Dedicated police and frontline support services are ready and willing to take your call: that’s the message from the NSW Government today as new statistics are released showing a recent spike in sexual assault reports.
State's longest serving Chief Magistrate to retire
Last published on 04 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
NSW’s longest serving Chief Magistrate, Judge Graeme Henson AM, will retire after 33 years on the bench, including 15 as the head of the Local Court jurisdiction.
Supporting People With Cognitive Impairment
Last published on 03 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
People with a cognitive impairment will receive greater support across the criminal justice system following the NSW Government’s $28 million investment in the statewide Justice Advocacy Service (JAS) and a nation-leading court-based diversion program.
World-first app to help address domestic violence
Last published on 02 Jun 2021 in Media Releases
A world-first app aimed at holding domestic violence perpetrators to account and increasing their compliance with protection orders to help safeguard victims has been unveiled today.