District Court

COVID-19 (coronavirus)

The District Court has made changes to reduce the risk of spread of COVID-19. Before attending a court please read this important information about operations at the District Court and contact details.

Find general information about courts and tribunals response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic

Welcome to the website of the New South Wales District Court

The District Court of New South Wales is the intermediate court in the state's judicial hierarchy. It is the largest trial court in Australia and has an appellate jurisdiction. It hears serious criminal offences, appeals from lower courts and civil proceedings. 

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Important information about the District Court and COVID-19 (coronavirus)

11 May 2020: Announcement regarding jury trials in the District Court 

Procedure for Urgent Relief - List Judge and Duty Judge in Civil Jurisdiction [PDF 228kb]

Protocol for Contacting the List Judge [PDF 35kb]

File civil forms online and track the progress of your case via the Online Registry website




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