The pre-trial mention will usually be on the second last Friday before the date fixed for the hearing. The date of the pre-trial mention will be fixed at the second directions hearing. If possible, the pre-trial mention will be before the judge allocated to hear the proceedings. The location of the Court and the precise time of day will be shown in the
Court Lists posted on a notice board in the foyer of the Court’s building and on the Court’s website under
Court Lists in the afternoon of the day before the directions hearing. The
Sydney Morning Herald may also (but does not always) publish the Court Lists on the morning of the date set for the pre-trial mention.
The parties are to file in court the agreed Court Book (paragraph 28 of the
The parties are to hand to the Court the agreed schedule of properties to be inspected by the Court (paragraph 28 of the
The Court may make directions as to the conduct of the hearing and of any inspection of the acquired property and comparable sales properties. These directions will be made orally. The parties should record the directions made. A written copy of the directions made is not usually sent to the parties.