Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005
Current version for 9 April 2020 to date (accessed 2 June 2020 at 06:17)
Part 10 Division 2 Rule 10.8
10.8   Service of defence by court
(cf LCR Part 9, rule 3)
(1)  This rule applies to proceedings in the Local Court.
(2)  When filing a defence, whether in person or by post, a party must lodge additional copies of the defence for service on each of the other active parties.
(3)  On receiving such copies, an officer of the court—
(a)  must mark each copy with the date of acceptance of the document, and
(b)  must return one copy to the party by which it was filed, and
(c)  must cause the remaining copies to be served on each of the other active parties.