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