The Hon. Mark Speakman SC MP
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Doggos back on court duty after brief paws
Last published on 09 Mar 2021 in Media Releases
Helpful hounds are once again bringing comfort and a sense of calm to NSW court users with the Canine Court Companion Program (CCCP) back in action.
Three silks: District Court Judge material
Last published on 24 Feb 2021 in Media Releases
Three highly experienced NSW barristers have been appointed to the District Court of NSW, including an Acting Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, a former Deputy Senior Public Defender and a senior member of the NSW [...]
New Parramatta NCAT's out of the bag
Last published on 16 Feb 2021 in Media Releases
People living and working in Parramatta and the Western Sydney region will have improved access to the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) with the opening of a new registry and hearing rooms today.
Brush with fame for Shane Fitzsimmons
Last published on 08 Feb 2021 in Media Releases
Former NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons is being honoured with a large-scale mural to celebrate the launch of Graffiti Removal Day 2021.
Scales on Local Court bench approach balance
Last published on 04 Feb 2021 in Media Releases
The NSW Local Court is on the cusp of achieving gender balance following the appointment of five new magistrates.
Charlotte dethroned in 2020 as top baby name
Last published on 25 Jan 2021 in Media Releases
Amelia has unseated Charlotte as the most popular girls’ baby name for 2020, while Oliver claimed prime position for the boys for the seventh straight year.
Free diary informs seniors of their rights
Scams, elder abuse and pensions are all addressed in a free diary aimed at keeping seniors informed of their legal rights.
Consultation begins on open justice law reform
Interested people across NSW are encouraged to have their say about whether current laws about public access to court information are enabling justice in our state to be ‘seen to be done’.
Protecting woman's best friend domestic violence animal grants announced
Last published on 18 Dec 2020 in Media Releases
Nineteen domestic violence refuges and animal shelters from across NSW will receive a share of $500,000 to support more victim-survivors and their companion animals.
Making NSW safer for our children
Last published on 17 Dec 2020 in Media Releases
More training for teachers and carers, dedicated support services for children, strengthened reporting and landmark legal reforms are among new measures to protect children.