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A timeless monument to justice: Tasmania's Supreme Court buildings - Podcast

A timeless monument to justice: Tasmania's Supreme Court buildings - PodcastEvent Type Bi-centenary,Workshop

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The Supreme Court of Tasmania, the oldest court in the Australia, celebrates it’s bicentenary on May 10, 2024. It was one of the first institutions established in the then penal colony of Van Dieman’s Land and officially opened for business in 1824 then known as the Supreme Court of Van Diemen’s Land.

The Court was originally located on the corner of Murray and Macquarie Streets in Hobart, where the Treasury Buildings now stand. In the 1970s the idea was formed to move the Court to its current site on Salamanca Place. The man chosen to design the new building’s was Peter Partridge who joins host and former Court Registrar Jim Connolly in this episode. Chief Justice Alan Blow is also features in this episode with his expert analysis of the importance of the court and it’s historic buildings.

Listen to Part One here: Part One

Listen to Part 2 here: Part Two

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Year Around Event (2024)

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