Action taken to clear 'severe' backlog of Supreme Court cases

Matt Maloney
Updated February 13 2024 - 4:25pm, first published 2:52pm
David Porter has been appointed as a full-time acting judge to Tasmania's Supreme Court which continues to battle a burdensome backlog of cases.
David Porter has been appointed as a full-time acting judge to Tasmania's Supreme Court which continues to battle a burdensome backlog of cases.

Two new judges have been appointed to serve in Tasmania's Supreme Court to help clear a backlog of cases the Chief Justice has previously labelled as severe.

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Matt Maloney

Political reporter for Australian Community Media, based in Hobart.

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