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What is the Drug Court Program in New South Wales?

by Ugur Nedim & Sonia Hickey
Deputy Chief Magistrate Jane Mottley AM will be made a permanent judge of the District Court and will be sworn in as the Senior Judge of the New South Wales Drug Court in the coming weeks. Deputy Chief Magistrate Mottley...

12 Reasons to Choose Sydney Criminal Lawyers®

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Being prosecuted for a criminal or traffic offence can be a nerve-wracking experience. You may be unfamiliar with the process, unsure of the best way forward and concerned about the outcome. But whether you are charged with a less-serious matter...

Drug Consumption Rooms: Minimising Harm to Users and the Community

by Paul Gregoire
Over the last decade, patterns of illicit drug use have changed around Australia. In 2001, when the Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) was established in Kings Cross, there was an epidemic of heroin overdoses in the local area. But...

Police Troll Facebook Page

by Ugur Nedim
A Facebook page, operated by NSW MP David Shoebridge, has come under fire from the New South Wales police and Drug Free Australia for telling followers which train stations sniffer dogs are patrolling. The Sniff Off Facebook page, which has...

Should We Bring Back The Youth Drug and Alcohol Court?

by Ugur Nedim
Adolescence is a time of transition and change as young people find their feet in the adult world. For many, it also marks the start of new experiences such as drinking, going out, and experimenting with drugs – often behind...

Drug Rehabilitation Programs that Can Help Reduce Repeat Drug Offences in NSW

by Ugur Nedim
The justice system takes drug offences in NSW seriously. Anyone who is charged with a serious drug offence where the drugs involved are substantial faces significant penalties, including possible imprisonment. The penalties are also likely to increase for a second...

Information for Parramatta Drug Court Participants

by Ugur Nedim
Have you been charged with a drug-related offence? Or had you taken an intoxicating substance at the time you committed your alleged offence? If you are facing the probability of a custodial sentence, and you are dependent on a prohibited...

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