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Local Court update in relation to COVID-19 lockdown

16 August 2021

Local Court arrangements in light of the lockdown announcement made by the Northern Territory Government on August 16.

COVID-19 arrangements for Local Court during lockdown

2 July 2021

Details of the Local Court arrangements in response to the COVID-19 restrictions in the Northern Territory.

Alyangula Circuit Court listings recommence

19 January 2021

Alyangula Circuit Court listings have recommenced after telecommunications services were restored.

Court listings over 2020/2021 holiday period

28 October 2020

A quick look at what types of matters will be heard at the Local Court locations in the NT during the Christmas/New Year period.

Aboriginal art comes to life in new court uniforms

11 September 2020

Aboriginal designs depicting women sitting in sandhills have been incorporated into the new Local Court staff uniform.

Improved new procedures to remain despite relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions

7 August 2020

While there has been a relaxation of some restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 situation the Local Court will be retaining a number of improvements to Local Court procedures.

Easing of courts and tribunals COVID-19 restrictions

15 May 2020

There have been a number of changes to court process during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read further to learn about the timeline to reintroducing core court functions.

Tennant Creek Local Court COVID-19 procedures

As a result of COVID-19 restrictions a number of procedures applying to court users in Tennant Creek have been put in place.

Local Court hearings to be vacated to help tackle spread of COVID-19

The NT Local Court is taking measures to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and will delay many criminal hearings scheduled to take place until June 2020.
Non-custodial hearings will be vacated and listed for Case Management Inquiry (CMI).

Listen in Aboriginal languages to changes in court procedures due to COVID-19

NT Local Court has undergone changes to some procedures in light of COVID-19.
Explanations of these changes are increasingly being translated into various Aboriginal languages and many can now be played on this website or downloaded by interested parties.