All Magistrates’ Courts remain open but due to COVID-19, all attendances at a court building must be made by prior arrangement (except for media and urgent family violence applications). If you must attend court, please contact your local court and a registrar will assess your circumstances and allocate a time for your attendance. Click here for more information.
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