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15 July 2014 | News

Open day at Supreme Court and Government House

Supreme Court and Government House will open their doors to the public on Saturday 9 August 2014 to show what goes on behind the scenes.

Supreme Court (Darwin) 9am – 2pm
Participate in a Sentencing Forum and Mock Trial, join a guided tour of the holding cells, jury deliberation rooms, court rooms and the remarkable art collection. Informative displays by Police Forensics, Correctional Services, Witness Assistance Services, various Legal and Interpreter Services, Community Justice Centre, Consumer Affairs, Ombudsman NT, and Anti-Discrimination.

Government House 1pm – 6pm
Experience the graciousness of the Northern Territory’s vice-regal residence, and learn more about the role of the Administrator. There will be live entertainment, Devonshire teas and a sausage sizzle. Stroll through the beautiful gardens and grounds. A team of horticulturists will be on hand to share their knowledge.

Free parking (enter via smith street)
For more information view on the Open Day brochure (PDF) and schedule of events (PDF).

14 March 2014 | News

Public Forum on Advance Personal Planning and other Attorney-General projects

You are invited to a public forum on the NT Government Justice Legislative Reform Program.

Palms City Resort
64 The Esplanade
DARWIN NT

Time: 12noon – 1.30pm
Thursday 20th March 2014

The forum is about the Advance Personal Planning Act which commences on 17 March 2014 and relates to how health, lifestyle, and financial issues can be managed when a person is no longer capable of making their own decisions.  The Act will allow adults to make plans for any future care they may need.

The forum will also provide a brief outline of other Attorney-General’s legislative projects (including the proposed NT Civil and Administrative Tribunal and Pillars of Justice criminal law reforms).

For more information and to RSVP, contact Adele Butler on 8935 7668 or email agd.policy@nt.gov.au

 

7 March 2014 | News

Justice Law Reform in the Northern Territory 2014

Legal practitioners are invited to attend the Continuing Legal Education seminars/consultations on the NT Government’s Justice Law reform program for 2014.

Seminars will take place in both Darwin and Alice Springs and will focus on the Advance Personal Planning Act which commences on 17 March 2014 and proposed reforms to create a Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

For more information, download the Continuing Legal Education: Darwin (pdf) or Continuing Legal Education: Alice Springs (pdf).

7 March 2014 | News

Public Forum on Advance Personal Planning and other Attorney-General projects

The forum is about the Advance Personal Planning Act which commences on 17 March 2014 and relates to how health, lifestyle and financial issues can be managed when a person is no longer capable of making their own decisions.  The Act will allow adults to make plans for any future care they may need.

The forum will also provide a brief outline of other Attorney-General’s legislative projects (including the proposed NT Civil and Administrative Tribunal and Pillars of Justice criminal law reforms).

Tuesday 18 March 2014
11am -12noon
Andy McNeil Room
Alice Springs Town Council
93 Todd St
Alice Springs

For more information and to RSVP, contact Adele Butler on 89357668 or at agd.policy@nt.gov.au or visit www.nt.gov.au/justice

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