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NEW APPOINTMENT TO CORONERS COURT

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of barrister Simon McGregor as a new coroner of the Coroners Court of Victoria. Mr McGregor has an extensive legal career spanning 24 years after being admitted to practice in 1994 and becoming a member of the..

NEW LAWS PASS PARLIAMENT TO PROTECT EMERGENCY WORKERS

The Andrews Labor Government has passed new laws that crack down on people who attack and injure emergency workers on duty by making sure they are given a custodial sentence, as well as further limiting the use of community correction orders.

REVIEW OF VICTIMS OF CRIME ASSISTANCE ACT TABLED

The Andrews Labor Government has tabled the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s review of how state-funded financial assistance is provided to victims of crime under the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 (Vic).

Caulfield Races Support Charities And Not-For-Profits

The Andrews Labor Government is helping Caulfied racegoers enjoy a big day of racing in support of local charities, as part of the Melbourne Racing Club’s Foundation Race Day at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday.

Non-Stop Greyhound Action At Sandown Park

The Andrews Labor Government is helping greyhound enthusiasts take part in racing action at Sandown this weekend as part of the Speed Star Super Sunday event on Sunday, 16 September.

NEW APPOINTMENT TO THE COUNTY COURT

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Magistrate Philip Ginnane as a judge of the County Court.

FOUR MAGISTRATES APPOINTED

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Letizia Torres, Jacqueline Billings, Randall Kune and Stephen Ballek to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.

APPOINTMENT OF VICTORIA LEGAL AID MANAGING DIRECTOR

The Andrews Labor 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.

CROWN COUNSEL APPOINTED

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of barrister Liam Brown as Crown Counsel.

IMPROVING JUSTICE OUTCOMES FOR ABORIGINAL PEOPLE

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening self-determination and reducing the over-representation of Aboriginal people in Victoria’s justice system as part of a major boost under Burra Lotjpa Dunguludja, the fourth phase of the Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement.

Major Upgrade At Mornington Racecourse

The Andrews Labor Government is investing in a major upgrade of the Mornington Racecourse with a new all-weather synthetic training track.

FIVE NEW MAGISTRATES APPOINTED

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the appointment of Michelle Mykytowycz, Michael McNamara, Jade Bott, Jacinta Studham and Russell Kelly as new magistrates to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.

FOUR NEW JUDGES APPOINTED TO THE COUNTY COURT

The Andrews Labor Government has announced the appointment of Sarah Dawes, Dr Martine Marich, Scott Johns QC and David Sexton as four new judges of the County Court.