The Hon. Phillip George Evatt
DSC (1976 - 1987)
Phillip Evatt served as
an additional Justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory
from 1976 - 1987.
Justice Evatt graduated from Sydney
University with a Bachelor of Laws.
He was a Lieutenant in the Royal
Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve from 1940 - 1946 and was admitted
to the New South Wales Bar in 1951.
He was a Justice of the Supreme
Court of the Australian Capital Territory and the Australian Industrial
Court from 1974 - 1987. He was also a Justice of the Federal Court
of Australia from 1977 - 1987.
Justice Evatt was a Judge of the
Supreme Court of Norfolk Island from 1981 - 1987 and was Head
of the Royal Commission into the Use of Chemical Agents in Vietnam
from 1983 onwards.
Justice Evatt was awarded the Distinguished
Photo courtesy of Federal Court of Australia
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