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Retirement of Chief Justice Hon T F Bathurst AC
Last published on 21 Oct 2021 in Media Statements
Chief Justice Tom Bathurst AC has given exemplary service to the justice system, the state of NSW and the legal profession over a long career.
Acting President for Children's Court of NSW
Last published on 06 Sep 2021 in Media Statements
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Magistrate Ellen Skinner as acting President of the Children’s Court of NSW, following the appointment of former President Judge Peter Johnstone as NSW Chief Magistrate.
New part-time NSW Law Reform Commissioner
Last published on 02 Sep 2021 in Media Statements
I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Mitchelmore SC as a part-time Commissioner of the NSW Law Reform Commission.
Parliamentary Committee reports on coercive control reform
Last published on 30 Jun 2021 in Media Statements
I thank every frontline service, peak body, expert, academic and those in the criminal justice system who contributed to this eight-month inquiry, and the subsequent report tabled in NSW Parliament today.
Last published on 01 Apr 2021 in Media Statements
Defamation Reforms. Last published on 01 Apr 2021 in Media Statements. On 27 July 2020 the nation’s Attorneys-General agreed to implement new defamation laws developed following an 18 month NSW-led reform process. The next day, [...]
Sexual consent law reform
Last published on 18 Nov 2020 in Media Statements
sexual consent law reform
The Hon David Ipp AO QC
Last published on 09 Oct 2020 in Media Statements
statement from the Attorney-General Mark Speakman on the passing of David Ipp former ICAC Commissioner
Fresh custody inmate in isolation with COVID-19
Last published on 30 Jul 2020 in Media Statements
Corrective Services NSW has taken all appropriate health and safety measures after an inmate, who came into custody on 26 July, subsequently tested positive for COVID-19 at Parklea Correctional Centre.
Alleged contraband-drop-by-drone fails to fly at prison
Last published on 27 Jul 2020 in Media Statements
Corrective Services NSW officers have foiled an alleged attempt to use a drone to drop-off contraband into a maximum-security prison.
Wellington officers praised for response
Last published on 22 Jul 2020 in Media Statements
Two Wellington Correctional Centre officers have been recognised for their outstanding communication and leadership during a disturbance at the centre on 11 April.