Applications for the CDPP's 2017 External Junior Counsel Panel is now open. Barristers that would like to join our Panel will need to apply online via this website. Existing Barristers can update their details or experience.
On 15 September 2017, Kristy Lee Wessing, 36, was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment in the Supreme Court in Hobart, after pleading guilty to receiving $160,766 in Centrelink benefits to which she was not entitled.
On 10 July 2017, marriage celebrant Diane Caratozzolo-Waddington 58, was convicted in the Rockingham Magistrates Court of solemnising a marriage of a Rockingham couple in October 2015 in circumstances where the bride could not give consent.
On 28 August 2017, 27 year old Ali Al-Talebi was sentenced in the District Court of NSW to a total effective sentence of imprisonment for 12 years, with a non-parole period of 9 years, for his role in sending funds overseas in an attempt to support the Islamic State terrorist organisation.