Public Sector Newsletter (Victoria) – Issue 48

1 November 2018


The machinery of government rolls on notwithstanding the caretaker conventions with the past fortnight seeing the announcement of a major review of the committal systems, the release of a report on offender paid compensation and the announcement of a review of Contempt of Court Laws.

The past fortnight also saw a statement from the Chief Justice on judicial bullying and the Victorian Bar coming to the defence of the Federal Court.

There have also been some interesting decisions concerning judicial review of VCAT decisions on the grounds of procedural fairness and in relation to the exercise of costs dissention as well as pre-issue discovery.

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