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Paula Russell, Thomas Jones appointed to ACT Magistrates Court as special magistrates

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By Blake Foden
Updated April 1 2022 - 11:03pm, first published March 31 2022 - 10:30pm
Thomas Jones, who has been appointed as a special magistrate. Picture: Samuel Griffith Chambers

A former NSW judicial officer and an experienced Sydney barrister have been appointed special magistrates for the ACT, boosting the resources of the territory's busiest court.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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