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All Magistrates’ Courts remain open but to reduce the number of people in our buildings a range of non-urgent matters are being adjourned to a future date. You will be advised of this date in due course. Go to the news section below for more information.

Ballarat Magistrates' Court

Change Court
100 Grenville Street South
Ballarat Victoria 3350
PO Box 604
Ballarat Victoria 3350
DX Number: 214276
Monday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Tuesday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Wednesday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Thursday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Friday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Saturday : CLOSED Sunday : CLOSED

Limited parking at court, including three disabled parking bays. Meter parking in Grenville Street. All day parking in Anderson Street car park. 

Available at this court

Criminal matters

The criminal jurisdiction of the Magistrates’ Court hears and determines all summary offences, some indictable offences and conducts committal hearings. 

Civil matters

The Magistrates’ Court can hear civil disputes up to the value of $100,000 arising from debts, claims for damages, other monetary disputes or equitable relief.

Intervention orders

There a two types of intervention orders that can be ordered in the Magistrates' Court. They are personal safety and family violence intervention orders. 

Bail support (CISP)

Support is available for eligible accused persons on bail through the Court Integrated Services Program (CISP).

Facilities at this court

  • Audio Visual Link
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair access
  • Remote witness facility

Contact us

Enquiries P: (03) 4334 6000 F: (03) 4334 6012 E:
Intervention order registry E:
Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT) E:
Last updated on 09 Jul 2020
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