Budget allocates $5m for Eastman retrial

Charlotte 13 July 2016 1

The ACT Government will spend more than $5 million on the retrial of David Eastman for the murder of Colin Winchester and related proceedings in 2016-17 according to the ACT Budget papers.

The Justice and Community Safety Directorate’s expenses in relation to the retrial will total $3,371,000, divided between ACT Courts costs and those of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The Legal Aid Commission will receive $1,707,000 to cover its expenses in relation to the matter.

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HenryBG HenryBG 4:25 pm 08 Jun 16

Great, what an awesome way to make sure our rates triple in time to meet the Libs’ prediction at the last election.

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