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Farquhar Street

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Name Farquhar
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24567
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 14 March 2014
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after David Farquhar, who commenced practice as a legal practitioner in the Northern Territory in July 1977. He worked initially as a Crown Prosecutor and subsequently with the Australian Legal Aid Office. He then went into private practice and was one of the founding partners of the firm Cridlands. The positions he held included Chairman of the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission, Deputy Chairman of the Territory Insurance Office, Chair of the Police Disciplinary Tribunal, Deputy Chairman of the Prostitution Regulation Board, Deputy Chairman of the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal, and Chairman of the Police Promotions Appeal Board. He also conducted a number of high-level reviews on behalf of government, including in relation to the motor accident compensation scheme and the tort law reform scheme.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
14/03/2014 Date added to the Register
19/03/2014 NTG G11
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