publications

Litigation lawyers, and students of civil procedure, will find useful guidance in relation to ‘PD6’ in the recent decision of Northern Territory Supreme Court ...read more
In November 2017, the Parliament of the Northern Territory of Australia (NT) passed the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2017 (ICAC Act); and the NT ...read more
In February 2018 the second piece of legislation referred to in our previous Update, the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (Consequential and Related ...read more
In June 2017, the Chief Justice and Justices of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory made amendments to the Northern Territory Supreme Court Rules effecting ...read more
In May 2017, the Chief Judge and the Judges of the Local Court made amendments to the Local Court (Civil Jurisdiction) Rules effecting important procedural changes ...read more
Infographic showing the Mediation process in the NT ...read more
This Fair Work Commission case was an application for an order to stop bullying under of the Fair Work Act. The case highlights the importance of the following ...read more
A flow chart setting out the claims process in 2016 under the Northern Territory Return to Work Act ...read more
A discussion of the weekly amount paid to claimants after the first 26 weeks of incapacity. ...read more
The Supreme Court of the Northern Territory considered the express terms of a lease that allowed a local government landlord to take into account its own ...read more
Mr Banks sustained a lower back injury and, later, he developed a consequential, and secondary, psychological medical condition’ ...read more
Is the Minister required to carry out a merits review of the decision of the Controller of Water Resources? ...read more
Submission by George Roussos, Roussos Legal Advisory Consultation on Kahlin Compound and Old Hospital. In relation to the Old Darwin Hospital Site and Flagstaff ...read more
The Northern Territory scheme is currently being reviewed. Submissions can be made by visiting http://www.worksafe.nt.gov.au/Legislation/Pages/scheme-review.aspx ...read more
There continues to be a growing level of interest in the TL market. TL has a stable government and there is an existing Australian presence including from the Jape ...read more
In June 2013, the Northern Territory Department of Attorney-General and Justice released an Issues Paper, seeking views on possible amendments to the Small Claims ...read more
When, pending the conclusion of a Court case, an order is made for interim weekly compensation, the Work Health Court often limits the award of weekly compensation ...read more
Businesses receive and bank payments from clients and customers on a daily basis. Most businesses would not think twice about the risk of a future claim for ...read more
Usually, unlike the case of injury (where all that a worker needs to do is show that it happened), a claimant for compensation needs to show employment materially ...read more
Recently, an issue arose as to whether someone working for an Australian / Northern Territory employer illegally per the Federal Migration Act could claim workers ...read more
In what circumstances would an employer breach a policy of workers compensation insurance, entitling the insurer to avoid the policy? In June 2007, at Wollogorang ...read more