R v WALSH – 19-08-2016

Filed in Media releases by on August 22, 2016 • views: 269

Link to PDF Statement – 2016 08 19 Media Statement (R v Walsh) (138Kb) Today the prosecution advised the Supreme Court that it will not oppose the court finding Mr Cy Walsh was mentally incompetent at the time of the death of Mr Phil Walsh. The prosecution’s position has been reached after reviewing all relevant material […]


ODPP Review

Filed in Media releases by on June 28, 2016 • views: 518

Link to full PDF statement – 2016 06 28 DPP Review Media Statement (PDF, 147Kb) With my support, the Attorney-General’s Department (“AGD”) will release today a Review of some aspects of my Office’s work and its funding (“the Review”). The Review took place at my request. I was committed to an independent examination of opportunities for improvements […]


R v Haines

Filed in Media releases by on June 20, 2016 • views: 430

Link to PDF version – R v HAINES (20-06-2016) (48KB) Today the prosecution of Ms Haines with respect to the death of her partner was discontinued. Following legal argument, on Thursday 16 June 2016 the trial judge ruled that evidence upon which the prosecution proposed to rely was not admissible. As a consequence, it was necessary […]


Media Statement – 13-11-2015 – R V Keogh

Filed in Media releases by on November 15, 2015 • views: 750

Link to PDF Version – Media Statement – 13-11-2015 – R V Keogh In December 2014 the Full Court of the Supreme Court of South Australia set aside Mr Keogh’s conviction for the murder of Ms Cheney. On 1 May 2015 I asked that the matter be relisted for trial. I was satisfied that there […]


Media Statement – 04-02-2015 – R v HOY

Filed in About us, Media releases by on July 27, 2015 • views: 646

Today the Director of Public Prosecutions, Adam Kimber SC, issued a media statement, following the considerable public debate in the matter of R v Hoy. “Criticism of a decision made by my Office is never inappropriate provided that it is done in a balanced way” Mr Kimber said. “It had been my intention not to […]


Media Statement – 20-03-2015 – R v KEOGH

Filed in Media releases by on July 27, 2015 • views: 612

Following today’s Directions Hearing for R v Keogh, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Adam Kimber SC issued a brief media statement. “I understand the significant public interest in this matter” Mr Kimber said. “However, it is not appropriate that I make any public statement other than to confirm that this morning a date was set for a […]


About the Office

Filed in Page 3 sub cat by on April 14, 2015 • views: 716

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) is the State’s public prosecution service.  Established in 1992 by the Director of Public Prosecutions Act, 1991, the ODPP provides an effective, fair and independent criminal prosecution service for the people of South Australia. We are committed to the highest ethical and professional standards and strive […]