Saturday, April 5, 2014

East Maitland Court House will no longer be used for criminal cases

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Criminal matters will no longer be heard in the iconic East Maitland Court House with cases being moved to Newcastle. A spokesperson from the Office of Chief Justice told the Mercury a decision had been made to move district court matters from East Maitland to a new court precinct in Newcastle.
Historic day: East Maitland Court House has seen some hardened criminals through its doors including the infamous serial killer Ivan Milat.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, March 31, 2014.