The Hon. Mark Speakman MP
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$88 million boost for access to Justice
Last published on 08 Nov 2019 in Media releases
Court cases requiring legal aid will be finalised more efficiently and effectively with the NSW Government investing an additional $88 million in Legal Aid NSW, driving a fairer and more efficient justice system.
A watchful eye on domestic violence prevention
Last published on 10 May 2019 in Media releases
Prevention and early intervention strategies targeting violence against women and children are in the sights of the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government as it officially becomes a member of Our Watch.
More free legal help for domestic violence victims
Last published on 03 May 2019 in Media releases
Victims of domestic and family violence will be among the 55,000 vulnerable people each year who will benefit from more than $40 million in funding for the state's community legal sector, Attorney General and Minister [...]
NSW Leads Way with Progress on Royal Commission
Last published on 10 Dec 2018 in Media releases / Archive
The NSW Government has confirmed its nation-leading response to recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse with the release today of its first annual progress report to Parliament.
Free diary informs seniors of their legal rights
Last published on 05 Dec 2018 in Media releases / Archive
Scams, elder abuse, funerals and pensions are all covered in a free diary aimed at keeping seniors informed of their legal rights.
Review of domestic violence and other homicide sentencing
Last published on 23 Nov 2018 in Media releases / Archive
The NSW Government has ordered an independent review of sentencing for murder and manslaughter offences, including those involving domestic and family violence.
Domestic Violence Reforms Pass Parliament
Last published on 22 Nov 2018 in Media releases / Archive
The default duration of Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders (ADVOs) will double and police will be able to make urgent changes to strengthen orders to protect victims, under NSW Government legislation passed by Parliament today.
Children's Champions futures secured
Last published on 19 Nov 2018 in Media releases / Archive
Children and young people involved in sexual abuse cases will receive ongoing support through difficult court proceedings thanks to a major new investment from the NSW Government that will enable a highly-successful pilot program to [...]
NSW government delivers apology to survivors of institutional child sexual abuse
Last published on 22 Oct 2018 in Media releases / Archive
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has delivered an apology to survivors of institutional child sexual abuse on behalf of the NSW Government at an official ceremony at the Sydney Opera House this morning.
NSW government commits $127 million to respond to royal commission
Last published on 18 Oct 2018 in Media releases / Archive
The NSW Government has announced a comprehensive $127 million package to implement the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.