The Hon. Sir John Angus Nimmo
CBE (1969 - 1974)
John Nimmo served as an
additional Justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory
from 1969 - 1974.
Justice Nimmo graduated from the
Melbourne University and was a Member of the Commonwealth Tax
Board of Review from 1947 - 1954.
Justice Nimmo was appointed as
a Queen's Counsel in 1957 and as an Acting Justice of the Supreme
Court of Victoria in 1963. Justice Nimmo was Deputy President
of the Trade Practices Tribunal from 1966 - 1973 and Deputy President
of the Commonwealth Conciliation and Arbitration Commission from
1964 - 1969. He was Chairman of the Health Insurance Committee
of Inquiry from 1968 - 1969, Commissioner inquiring into unlawful
land subdivisions south of Darwin from 1974 - 1975 and Royal Commissioner
into matters relating to Norfolk Island from 1975 - 1976.
Justice Nimmo served as a Justice
of the Industrial Relations Court from 1969 - 1977 and as a Justice
of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory from
1969 - 1974.
Justice Nimmo was Chief Justice
of Fiji from 1972 - 1974, Deputy President of the Administrative
Appeals Tribunal from 1979 - 1980 and Justice of the Federal Court
of Australia from 1977 - 1980.
Justice Nimmo was made an Officer
of the Order of St John of Jerusalem and in 1970 was made a Commander
of the British Empire. He was appointed a Knight Bachelor in 1972.