The former Bungendore Courthouse building in Gibralter Street, Bungendore, is no longer in use as a courthouse. Constructed of sandstone it is surrounded by gardens and now used as a Police Station. Bungendore is a small town not far from Canberra in an easterly direction and part of the Queanbeyan area of New South Wales. See location map below.
Please note: if you have landed here looking to contact the Court please click the NSW Department of Justice – Orange Court House contact information here.
The old Darwin Courthouse
Darwin Courthouse and Police Station (former) 1884, Darwin, NT
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The Strathalbyn Courthouse, 1 Rankine Street, Strathalbyn SA
Armidale Courthouse 1859, Armidale, New South Wales
The Armidale Courthouse and Sherriffs Office at 143-145 Beardy Street, Armidale, in the Northern Tablelands was an operating Local Court of New South Wales until 2014. See a location map below. More
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Murrurundi Courthouse, Murrurundi, New South Wales
Murrurundi is a rural town on the banks of the Pages River, located in the upper Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. The town is surrounded by the Liverpool Ranges, in which various bushrangers roamed in the 1840s. Ben Hall, one of the most well known bushrangers, spent some of his early years in the Murrurundi district. More
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Norwood Courthouse (former), 38 Osmond Terrace, Norwood, Adelaide, SA.
Please note, if you have landed here looking for the contact details of the Holbrook Local Court, please go to the NSW Department of Justice – Holbrook Court House here.
The Holbrook Courthouse building today has had various predecessors, the first in 1872. The Court facilities, as a place for the administration of justice has also had different functions from being a Mining Warden’s Court to a Court of Petty Sessions to a Local Court.
Holbrook is a country town south west of Sydney on the Hume Highway, see location map below. Holbrook was known as Germanton in 1858, and other names before that: see the Holbrook website. In 1914 it was changed to Holbrook, in honour of the daring feats of Commander Norman Holbrook VC during WW1. More
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Port Augusta Courthouse 1884, South Australia
Port Augusta had a resident Magistrate as early as 1856, (South Australian Register, 1856). In 1858 estimates were made for a courthouse and custom’s house, (The South Australian Register, 1858), drawings for a courthouse were eventually done and advertised eight years later, (South Australian Weekly Chronicle, 7 July 1866). More
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Gundagai Courthouse, Gundagai, New South Wales
Gundagai is a country town on the Murrumbidgee River in New South Wales, see location map below. The area is widely known for its Dog on the Tuckerbox Statue, just outside of town off the Hume Highway.
Gundagai has had courthouse facilities of one kind or another for over a hundred years. See a detailed history including architectural drawings of the Gundagai Courthouse in the Gundagai Gaol & Courthouse Conservation Management Plan1 ical account The Gundagai Courthouse
Early repairs and developing the grounds
In 1870 repairs to the North Gundagai Courthouse and improvements to its approach had stalled. Reporting on the matter it seemed that the first choice of contractor was the cause of the delay in repairing “our local temple of justice”. In addition the contractor allegedly had failed to keep costs ‘to an economical scale.’
Improving a ‘mean’ entrance
Willunga Courthouse and Police Museum, c1855, Willunga, South Australia.
The Willunga Courthouse nestles in picturesque setting in the almond blossom and wine region of Willunga, see location map below.
In 1854 the Willunga magistrate requested the authorities for improvements to be made to the facilities being used for court proceedings. He felt that in using the local Bush Inn “… it was impossible to maintain the degree of order and decorum required in a court of justice…” More
The Auburn Courthouse and Police Station, Auburn, c1860, South Australia.
Auburn is a small town in the Clare Valley agricultural and wine growing region, in the mid north of South Australia, see location map below. More