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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 Service Cross.



Photo of the Honourable Justice Evatt
Photo courtesy of Federal Court of Australia

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