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Monday 7th November 2022

Seminar | 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

With serious consequences for both the accused person and the community, determining a bail application is a considerable burden for any judicial officer.

Newly appointed judges and magistrates and those wanting a refresher are invited to this seminar to discuss best practice when hearing and determining bail applications, including how to get the information that you need in a busy court.

Ask questions of the experienced facilitators who will share their wisdom on:

  • Applying the statutory bail tests and weighing up risk
  • Taking into account factors such as pandemic-related trial delays, Aboriginality, youth and family violence
  • Obtaining relevant information from Counsel

Justice Andrew Tinney, Supreme Court of Victoria 

Magistrate Donna Bakos, Head of Criminal Division, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria 

Magistrate Tim Gattuso, Supervising Magistrate Family Violence Crime, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria