The purpose of this Newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We intend it to be a useful resource for government lawyers.
Our thirteenth Victorian Public Sector Newsletter is dominated by a raft of justice measures announced in the State budget, including upgraded IT systems, a new case management system, the appointment of specialist support staff and security upgrades. These measures were welcomed by the Law Institute of Victoria.
The past fortnight also saw the announcement Victorian Courts will soon be able to detain violent offenders after their sentences end and the appointment of a new County Court judge.View PDF