On 10 May 2024 the Supreme Court will celebrate its bicentenary with a number of events for legal practitioners, and also for the general public.

A ceremonial sitting of the Court will take place at 11:00 AM on Friday, 10 May 2024. For details please see Circular 4 of 2024, 4-of-2024-Circular-to-Practitioners-re-Ceremonial-Sitting.pdf (supremecourt.tas.gov.au).  A livestream will also be available for those not able to attend in person.  Please check the Supreme Court website on 10 May for the link.

Following the ceremonial sitting, will be the launch of a book by the Hon Justice Stephen Estcourt AM entitled From Convicts to Computers: Two Hundred Years of the Tasmanian Supreme Court.

In addition, a range of events will be available, including court tours, sentencing workshops, and historical displays.  For more information, please go to the Supreme Court’s website which will provide links to the booking systems.

In the civil building in Hobart, and in the Andrew Inglis Clark Law Library, there will be displays of historical information and artefacts. Practitioners are invited to view those displays at any time during the Court’s regular opening hours.

For a full list of events – Bicentenary Events – May 2024