CourtSA Criminal is launching​ 28 February 2022  

​4 August 2021 CourtSA Criminal is launching​ 28 February 2022  CourtSA in the Criminal jurisdiction will officially launch on Monday, 28 February 2022. How you can prepare  CourtSA in the Criminal jurisdiction will use the existing CourtSA portal. If you already have a CourtSA account to lodge in Probate or Civil, you don’t need to do [...]

2021-08-04T14:13:54+09:30August 4th, 2021|

Statement from State Courts Administrator, Ms Penny Croser

16 July 2021  A statement from State Courts Administrator, Ms Penny Croser I WORK FOR SA - Your Voice Survey 2021 "The Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment (OCPSE) has released the results of the I WORK FOR SA -Your Voice Survey 2021, a survey of the public sector that was undertaken over a [...]

2021-07-30T11:37:05+09:30July 30th, 2021|

Statement by The Honourable Chris Kourakis, Chief Justice of South Australia

The Governor, acting pursuant to s 10(1) of the Magistrates Act 1985 (SA), and on my advice, has suspended Magistrate Simon Milazzo.  I am authorised by the Judicial Conduct Commissioner to disclose that a Judicial Conduct Panel (the Panel) has been established to enquire into complaints of misconduct made against Mr Milazzo pursuant to s 21 of the Judicial Conduct [...]

2021-07-15T16:29:30+09:30July 1st, 2021|

A statement from the Acting State Courts Administrator, Mr Alan Martin

Sheriff’s Office leadership changes ​ “A new interim leadership team – Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff - will commence in the Sheriff’s Office, from 15 June 2021, as a result of leave arrangements and a resignation. A senior manager from the Department for Correctional Services (DCS) will be transferring to CAA to act as the Sheriff [...]

2021-07-15T15:23:55+09:30May 31st, 2021|

A statement from the Acting State Courts Administrator, Mr Alan Martin

‘Media reports today that a Sheriff’s Officer involved in bullying claims has received favourable treatment are misleading and inaccurate. The claims involving the Sheriff’s Officer were independently investigated three years ago and found to be unsubstantiated. The Sheriff’s Office routinely rotates staff through roles, including metropolitan postings, as a legitimate part of their training and [...]

2021-07-15T15:15:13+09:30May 28th, 2021|

Statement by The Honourable Chris Kourakis, Chief Justice of South Australia

I note the announcement just made by the Commissioner for Equal Opportunity that the footnote in the Report on the Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession which stated that no complaint was received about a serving judicial officer was mistaken. I am very disappointed to hear that the complaints made to the Equal [...]

2021-05-03T16:16:50+09:30April 23rd, 2021|

Announcement of State Courts Administrator – Ms Penelope Croser

The Honourable Chris Kourakis, Chief Justice of South Australia today said: “The Governor has today appointed Ms Penelope Croser as the State Courts Administrator with effect from 15 June 2021. Ms Croser was selected by the State Courts Administration Council as its preferred candidate for the position from a strong field of applicants. The Council [...]

2021-05-03T16:13:11+09:30April 22nd, 2021|

Statement from the State Courts Administration Council about the Review of Harassment in the South Australian Legal Profession

“The State Courts Administration Council welcomes the opportunity the Commissioner's Inquiry has given to victims of harassment to speak out about their experiences, many for the first time.  The Council will adopt the recommendations relevant to the CAA. We will also consider the recommendations of the enquiry into harassment in the Victorian Courts published yesterday. [...]

2021-05-03T16:10:44+09:30April 20th, 2021|

​A statement from the State Coroner

On the morning of 1 March 2021, an investigation file regarding the death of a woman in June 2020 was delivered to me by South Australia Police. The woman’s death and related matters have been the subject of media reporting in recent days. Whilst SAPOL has provided information to me, I determined that the investigation [...]

2021-03-25T11:30:12+10:30March 3rd, 2021|