Simon Corbell has announced the retirement of Magistrate Shane Madden.
- “”Magistrate Madden will be admired for his many years of ongoing service to the ACT Court system, but he will be particularly remembered for his services to the youth and the indigenous community,” Mr Corbell said.
Some of the highlights of his career as a Magistrate include:
— Acting as the first children’s court magistrate from December 1999 to February 2002, a position in which he took great pride;
— Presiding over the Ngambra Circle Sentencing Court and,
— Sitting as a Coroner in the hospital implosion inquiry
Magistrate Madden’s last day will be on 30 June, 2009. Just watch the legal eagle’s circling to claim his seat.