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A setting for justice : building for the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Author: Rosemary Annable; New South Wales. Attorney General's Department.
Publisher: Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For 150 years the Supreme Court of New South Wales worked on its King Street site, adapting the original court house to its growing needs, building additions on St. James' Road and taking over the old Registrar General's offices on Elizabeth Street. When it vacated the site in 1977 to move into a new building on Queen's Square, it seemed as if the Supreme Court's continuing association with its first purpose-built  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Annable, Rosemary.
Setting for justice.
Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2007
(OCoLC)691129313
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Annable; New South Wales. Attorney General's Department.
ISBN: 9780868409177 0868409170
OCLC Number: 154686176
Notes: "For the Attorney General's Department of NSW."
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (some color), plans, portraits ; 23 x 23 cm
Contents: 1 Court and court house: a cycle of love and loathing --
2 The rule of law in a penal colony: 1788-1814 --
3 Building a court house: 1819-27 --
4 The new court house --
5 Civil jurisdiction --
6 A Banco Court --
7 The Registrar General's offices --
8 The Supreme Court waits --
9 A joint project --
10 Restoring the old Supreme Court --
11 The return of the Supreme Court.
Responsibility: Rosemary Annable.

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In October 1819, Governor Macquarie laid the foundation stone for 'the new Courthouse in Hyde Park'. For 150 years, the Supreme Court of New South Wales worked on its King Street site. It vacated the  Read more...

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