NSW State Parole Authority

Community safety is the most important consideration for the NSW State Parole Authority when making decisions about the conditional and supervised release of inmates to parole.

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SPA Chair The Honourable Geoffrey Bellew, SC

The Honourable Geoffrey Bellew, SC, is a highly respected former Justice of the Supreme Court of NSW.

He has extensive experience in criminal and civil law and a reputation for fair-mindedness, common-sense and diligence.

He was appointed to the Authority in February 2023 for a term of three years.

Parole in NSW by State Parole Authority Chair, the Honourable Geoff Bellew, SC
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SPA Chairperson, the Honourable Geoffrey Bellew, SC

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