Type of cases

The district court hears a range of cases, including civil claims, and criminal cases. It also has a residual jurisdiction over some matters involving compensation for work injuries; and hears cases about offences committed under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Appeals of Local Court and Children's Court decisions are heard by the district court in its appellate jurisdiction.

For more information about these types of cases, select an option on the left.









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