If you have landed here looking to contact the Albany Magistrates Court you can find those details by clicking here.
The Albany Courthouse is an operating Magistrates Court for civil and criminal matters in Albany, Western Australia, see location map below. The Court also has a District Court Registry for civil actions.
Courthouses in Young, New South Wales
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Please note: if you have landed here looking for the Young Local Court contact and location details please go to the NSW Government Local Courts – Young, here.
Young, a town on the south-west slopes of New South Wales was settled in 1826. See location map below. Known initially as Lambing Flat, the discovery of gold in the 1860s soon attracted large numbers of miners and prospectors to the area. However tensions among them led to riots and unrest. Eventually Lambing Flat became known as Young.
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.
Please note: if you have landed here looking to contact the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court, please see their contact details here.
The Strathalbyn Courthouse, 1 Rankine Street, Strathalbyn SA
Please note that the Armidale Court House is an operating court. If you have landed here looking to contact the Court please find contact details on the NSW Government Local Court site here and on the Service NSW site here.
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
Please note: if you have landed here looking for contact information of the Cairns Magistrates, District or Supreme Court, please go to the Contacts page for All Courthouses here.
The former Cairns Courthouse 1922 – 1992
This building operated as the Cairns Courthouse from 17 January 1922 to 1992. It ceased operating as a court in 1992. The site was sold and at the time of writing was the Cairns Courthouse Hotel. More
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Please note: if you have landed here looking to contact the Court click here to go to the Murrurundi Local Court contact information.
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
The Water Police Court in Phillip Street Sydney ceased operating as a court in 1979. See location map below. The former courthouse is now the Justice and Police Museum. The sandstone building was designed by Edmund Blacket, and subsequently Alexander Dawson and James Barnett. It was completed in 1855.
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Bangalow Courthouse, Byron Street, Bangalow, NSW
Built in 1909 the Bangalow Courthouse was constructed alongside the Police lock-up, which had been erected in 1905.
At the time Bangalow was described as a ‘budding township’, servicing a developing dairying industry, see location map below. As with any growing community, it needed a police presence with adequate facilities. A number of the original Federation era shop facades lining the main street have been preserved rendering the townscape with special charm.
Before the Bangalow police station and lock-up was built Bangalow police were required to transport people in custody to the Byron Bay Police Station. The Northern Star, November 1904.
Norwood Courthouse (former), 38 Osmond Terrace, Norwood, Adelaide, SA.
Please note: if you have landed here looking to contact the Court please see the Court Sitting Locations of the SA Courts Administration Authority here for information.
Clare Courthouse c1878, South Australia
The Clare Courthouse building was constructed in 1878 and occupied in 1880. It has been in continuous use since that time although there have renovations and additions.
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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Please note, if you landed here looking for the contact and location details of the Gundagai Local Court, please go to their website here.
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