Bill Strengthening Support For Victims Of Abuse Passes Parliament

Bill Strengthening Support For Victims Of Abuse Passes Parliament

20 September 2018

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman Strengthening Support For Victims Of Abuse Victor P Taffa Laws aimed at helping South Australians who were sexually or physically abused as children access compensation have passed State Parliament. Attorney-General Vickie Chapman said legislation governing the implementation of the National Redress Scheme in South Australia and legislation that would ensure […]

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Haconby Pty Ltd Sentenced In Sydney District Court Over Worker Death

Haconby Pty Ltd Sentenced In Sydney District Court Over Worker Death

19 September 2018

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean Deniliquin Company Fined $300,000 Over Worker Death Victor P Taffa A Deniliquin-based tyre and wheel fitting company has been fined $300,000 after a 49 year old worker was killed when changing a wheel on an industrial vehicle. Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said Haconby Pty […]

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Paul Glass Appointed Magistrate Of The Western Australia Family Court

Paul Glass Appointed Magistrate Of The Western Australia Family Court

13 September 2018

Western Australia Attorney General John Quigley New Appointment To The Family Court Announced Victor P Taffa New magistrate appointed to the Family Court of Western Australia Paul Glass will fill the position effective from October 1, 2018 Attorney General John Quigley is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Glass as a magistrate of the […]

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Hon. Justice Janine Pritchard Appointed To Western Australia Court Of Appeal

Hon. Justice Janine Pritchard Appointed To Western Australia Court Of Appeal

13 September 2018

Western Australia Attorney General John Quigley New Appointment To The Court Of Appeal Announced Victor P Taffa New judge of the Court of Appeal announced Hon. Justice Janine Pritchard will fill the position effective immediately Attorney General John Quigley is pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon. Justice Janine Pritchard as a judge of […]

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Magistrate Philip Ginnane Appointed As Judge Of The County Court

Magistrate Philip Ginnane Appointed As Judge Of The County Court

13 September 2018

Victoria Attorney-General Martin Pakula New Appointment To The County Court Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced the appointment of Magistrate Philip Ginnane as a judge of the County Court. “Philip Ginnane brings many decades of experience to this role, including nearly 7 years as a Magistrate, and I congratulate him on his appointment.” Attorney-General […]

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Attorney-General Announces Four Appointments To Magistrates’ Court Of Victoria

Attorney-General Announces Four Appointments To Magistrates’ Court Of Victoria

13 September 2018

Victoria Attorney-General Martin Pakula Four Magistrates Appointed Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced the appointment of Letizia Torres, Jacqueline Billings, Randall Kune and Stephen Ballek to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria. “Four new magistrates bring many decades of collective experience to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria. I congratulate them on their appointments.” Attorney-General Martin […]

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Former Strathfield Estate Agent Sentenced To 20 Month Intensive Correction Order

Former Strathfield Estate Agent Sentenced To 20 Month Intensive Correction Order

12 September 2018

New South Wales Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean Strathfield Estate Agent In Court Over $380K Fraud Victor P Taffa A former Strathfield real estate agent who fraudulently used more than $380,000 of clients’ money held in trust has been sentenced to a 20-month Intensive Correction Order. Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation […]

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Louise Glanville Appointed As Managing Director Of Victoria Legal Aid

Louise Glanville Appointed As Managing Director Of Victoria Legal Aid

05 September 2018

Victoria Attorney-General Martin Pakula Appointment Of Victoria Legal Aid Managing Director Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has announced the appointment of senior public sector executive Louise Glanville as Managing Director of Victoria Legal Aid, the first woman to head the organisation. Ms. Glanville has almost 2 decades’ experience working in senior leadership roles for the […]

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Domestic Violence Victims To Have Greater Protection Under New Laws

Domestic Violence Victims To Have Greater Protection Under New Laws

04 September 2018

New South Wales Attorney General Mark Speakman New South Wales Minister for Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Pru Goward New Laws To Protect Domestic Violence Victims Victor P Taffa Domestic violence victims will have greater protection in New South Wales with the introduction of tougher strangulation laws and longer Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders […]

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Attorney General Announces 2 New Appointments To The Magistrates Court

Attorney General Announces 2 New Appointments To The Magistrates Court

02 September 2018

Western Australia Attorney General John Quigley 2 New Appointments To The Magistrates Court Announced Victor P Taffa 2 new appointments to the Magistrates Court of Western Australia Christian Miocevich and David Maclean to fill the positions effective from September 3, 2018 Attorney General John Quigley is pleased to announce the appointment of Christian Miocevich and […]

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Liam Brown Appointed As Crown Counsel

Liam Brown Appointed As Crown Counsel

31 August 2018

Victoria Attorney-General Martin Pakula Crown Counsel Appointed Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced the appointment of barrister Liam Brown as Crown Counsel. “Liam Brown is a respected member of the Victorian Bar with significant experience in public law and the provision of legal advice to government, and I congratulate him on his appointment.” Attorney-General […]

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Attorney-General Appoints New Magistrates For Regional Queensland

Attorney-General Appoints New Magistrates For Regional Queensland

31 August 2018

Queensland Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath Attorney-General Names New Magistrates For Regional Queensland Victor P Taffa Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath today announced 2 new magistrates for regional Queensland. Brisbane barrister Tracy Mossop will be posted to the Ipswich region for 1 year before transferring to Dalby. Townsville solicitor Terence Browne will spend 1 year […]

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State Govt Provides Additional $14.5 Million To Support Operations Of The ICAC

State Govt Provides Additional $14.5 Million To Support Operations Of The ICAC

24 August 2018

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman Funding Boost For ICAC To Deliver Promised Open Hearings Victor P Taffa Marshall State Government will provide $14.5 Million in additional resources to support the operations of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) and to enable the ICAC to hold public hearings. 2018-19 State Budget to be handed down on […]

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Patrick O’Sullivan QC Appointed To The District Court

Patrick O’Sullivan QC Appointed To The District Court

17 August 2018

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman Leading Commercial Lawyer Appointed To District Court Victor P Taffa A highly respected Queen’s Counsel with a background in both international and local commercial law has been appointed as South Australia’s newest District Court judge. Attorney-General Vickie Chapman today announced Patrick O’Sullivan will begin work with the District Court on […]

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New Laws Providing Greater Protection For Journalists Passes State Parliament

New Laws Providing Greater Protection For Journalists Passes State Parliament

06 August 2018

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman Greater Protection For Journalists Victor P Taffa Journalists seeking to shield their sources will have greater protection under new laws which have now passed State Parliament. Under the laws, a journalist will have clear legal protection when they refuse to disclose a source or information that may lead to the […]

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Unlicensed Motor Dealer Mathew David Hale Sentenced To 3 Years Jail

Unlicensed Motor Dealer Mathew David Hale Sentenced To 3 Years Jail

27 July 2018

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean Motor Dealer Sentenced To 3 Years Jail Victor P Taffa An unlicensed motor dealer has been sentenced to 3 years jail, with a 20-month non-parole period, for trading without a motor dealers licence and withholding the proceeds of luxury motor vehicles sold through his company. Mathew […]

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Answers Demanded From Premier Regarding Electorate Office Staffing Matters

Answers Demanded From Premier Regarding Electorate Office Staffing Matters

20 July 2018

Victoria Shadow Attorney-General John Pesutto What Did Daniel Andrews Know And When Did He Know It? Victor P Taffa Premier Daniel Andrews must front up to the Privileges Committee Inquiry into Matters Relating to the Misuse of Electorate Office Staffing and answer questions under oath, Shadow Attorney-General John Pesutto said.   “There are too many […]

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Bairnsdale Magistrates’ Court Upgrade Now Complete

Bairnsdale Magistrates’ Court Upgrade Now Complete

18 July 2018

Victoria Attorney-General Martin Pakula Safer Courthouse Delivered In Bairnsdale Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is delivering safer courthouses in regional Victoria with a major safety and security upgrade to the Bairnsdale Magistrates’ Court complete. Bairnsdale Courthouse now has a private waiting area and interview room as part of an $800,000 investment, improving the safety of […]

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Mansfield Courthouse To Be Upgraded

Mansfield Courthouse To Be Upgraded

18 July 2018

Victoria Attorney-General Martin Pakula Delivering More Modern Court Facilities In Mansfield Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is upgrading the Mansfield Courthouse to provide a safer and more modern facility. “These important upgrades at the Mansfield Courthouse are about making sure that people attending court can access more secure, and more modern facilities closer to home.” […]

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Attorney-General Announces 5 New Judges For Supreme And Court Of Appeals

Attorney-General Announces 5 New Judges For Supreme And Court Of Appeals

10 July 2018

Victoria Attorney-General Martin Pakula 5 New Judges For Supreme And Court Of Appeals Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced the appointment of 5 new judges to the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal. Justice Terry Forrest Justice Terry Forrest has been appointed to the Court of Appeal having served as a Supreme Court judge […]

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