NSW Courts Articles

Section 32 Mental Health Applications Require a Treatment Provider and Plan to be Specified

By Paul Gregoire and Ugur Nedim As Keith Saunders was walking down a street in Surry Hills on 27 February 2016, he spat in the face of a baby being pushed along in a pram by her grandmother. The man spat a sizeable amount of phlegm into the 3-month-old infants’ face, for apparently no reason…. Read more »

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NSW Local Court In Crisis

The annual review of the local court, which deals with more than 90 per cent of criminal matters in the state, shows a massive surge in the number of cases being dealt with by the court since 2013 – about 70,000 cases over the six year period. Last year, almost 340,000 criminal matters came before… Read more »

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Sydney Man Sentenced to 28 Years for Murdering His Girlfriend

Sydney Man Onitolosi Etuini Atiai Latu, aged 31, who was found guilty of the murdering his girlfriend Rhonda Baker in August 2016 has been sentenced to 28 years behind bars, with a non-parole period of 21 years. The maximum sentence for murder in New south Wales is life imprisonment, with a standard non-parole period (SNPP)… Read more »

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