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Geelong Magistrates' CourtChange Court
Geelong Victoria 3220
Limited parking off trainshed way in Zone B permit area. Zone B permits available from security officers at the court. Multi-storey parking station five minutes away.
Public transport access
The court is adjacent to the Geelong Railway Station.
All 19 Geelong bus routes run to, or past, Geelong station. V/Line buses from Ballarat and the Great Ocean Road also run to Geelong station.
Available at this court
The criminal jurisdiction of the Magistrates’ Court hears and determines all summary offences, some indictable offences and conducts committal hearings.
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.
There a two types of intervention orders that can be ordered in the Magistrates' Court. They are personal safety and family violence intervention orders.
A court for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who have taken responsibility and pleaded guilty to a criminal offence.
Support is available for eligible accused persons on bail through the Court Integrated Services Program (CISP).
Facilities at this court
- Audio Visual Link
- Hearing loop
- Accessible toilets
- Wheelchair access
- Remote witness facility