• Episode 15 : His Honour Magistrate Tony Parsons




  • Episode 15 : His Honour Magistrate Tony Parsons

His Honour Magistrate Tony Parsons ran his own criminal law firm for many years, was head of Victoria Legal Aid and has just completed eight years as Supervising Magistrate of the Victorian Drug Court. 

Tony originally studied science and was very active in student politics at Monash University in the 70’s. He spent years advocating for drug law reform while driving taxis and didn’t come to the law until his late 20’s, viewing it as a pathway to politics. Little did he know that all that real world experience, combined with his love of the law would make him the perfect candidate for Supervising Magistrate of the Drug Court. 


Victoria Legal Aid


The Victorian Drug Court


2014 KPMG Evaluation of the Drug Court of Victoria 


10 Key Components of the Drug Court


Inside Australia's Second Chance Drug Court, A Current Affair 2018



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