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Welcome to the Northern Territory Local Court

The Local Court of the Northern Territory is established by the Local Court Act 2016. The Local Court is the first level of the Northern Territory's two tier court system and in the great majority of cases is the first point of contact that members of the public have with the judicial system. The Court handles the greatest proportion of cases in the Northern Territory, dealing with both criminal and civil cases.

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Court Updates

New laws have been introduced in each state and territory to improve the protection of domestic and family violence victims....

The Alice Springs Local Court is well underway with a multimillion dollar refurbishment.

Welcome to the new Local Court NT website.