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District Court sittings - criminal jurisdiction


Sittings for 2020 resume on 3 February 2020, after the Christmas and New Year holiday. Summer vacation for 2019-2020 will commence 21 December 2019 and conclude on the 2 February 2020.

Please note:

  • All sittings are of one week duration unless otherwise specified.
  • Select the location name to see the contact details for that courthouse. Please note - with the exception of Sydney, these links will take you to pages on the Local Court website. The Local Court and District Court sit in the same courthouses in outer Sydney and regional New South Wales, and contact details are the same for both courts.
  • Sittings for 2020 resume on Monday 3 February 2020.

 

Location

2019-2020

2020-2021
Sydney
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 24 June 2019 and end on 26 June 2020.
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021.

Sydney Western:

Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 24 June 2019 and end on 26 June 2020.
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021.
Albury 10 am on Mondays 12 August 2019 (4 weeks), 23 September 2019 (3 weeks), 14 October 2019 (2 weeks), 4 November 2019 (3 weeks), 25 November 2019 (2 weeks), 24 February 2020 (3 weeks), 6 April 2020 (4 weeks) and 25 May 2020 (2 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 27 July 2020 (4 weeks), 21 September 2020 (5 weeks), 23 November 2020 (4 weeks), 22 February 2021 (3 weeks), 5 April 2021 (5 weeks), 7 June 2021 (3 weeks).
Armidale 10 am on Mondays 22 July 2019 (3 weeks), 9 September 2019 (3 weeks), 28 October 2019 (4 weeks), 3 February 2020 (3 weeks), 23 March 2020 (3 weeks), 11 May 2020 (3 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 27 July 2020 (3 weeks), 14 September 2020 (5 weeks), 9 November 2020 (3 weeks), 1 February 2021 (3 weeks), 22 March 2021 (4 weeks), 10 May 2021 (4 weeks).
Bathurst 10 am on Mondays 29 July 2019 (3 weeks), 9 September 2019 (3 weeks), 4 November 2019 (2 weeks), 24 February 2020 (4 weeks), 6 April 2020 (3 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 27 July 2020 (4 weeks), 28 September 2020 (3 weeks), 9 November 2020 (2 weeks), 22 February 2021 (4 weeks) and 3 May 2021 (3 weeks).
Bega 10 am on Mondays 26 August 2019 (3 weeks), 14 October 2019 (2 weeks), 25 November 2019 (4 weeks), 24 February 2020 (3 weeks), 27 April 2020 (2 weeks) and Tuesday 9 June 2020 (3 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 31 August 2020 (3 weeks), 19 October 2020 (2 weeks), 30 November 2020 (3 weeks), 22 February 2021 (3 weeks) and 10 May 2021 (3 weeks).
Bourke 10 am on Mondays 28 October 2019 and 23 March 2020.
10 am on Mondays 31 August 2020 and 22 March 2021.
Broken Hill 10 am on Mondays 5 August 2019 (3 weeks), 28 October 2019 (2 weeks), 25 November 2019 (3 weeks), 17 February 2020 (3 weeks), 27 April 2020 (2 weeks) and Tuesday 9 June 2020 (3 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 10 August 2020 (3 weeks), 16 November 2020 (2 weeks), 15 February 2021 (3 weeks) and 10 May 2021 (3 weeks).
Coffs Harbour 10am on Mondays 22 July 2019 (23 weeks), 3 February 2020 (15 weeks) and Tuesday 9 June 2020 (4 weeks).
10am on Mondays 20 July 2020 (12 weeks), 9 November 2020 (6 weeks) and 1 February 2021 (21 weeks).
Coonamble 10 am on Mondays 4 November 2019 (2 weeks) and 25 May 2020.
10 am on Mondays 2 November 2020 and 26 April 2021 (sittings are of 2 weeks duration).
Dubbo Sittings commence on Monday 22 July 2019 and end 3 July 2020.
Sittings commence on Monday 3 August 2020 and end on 25 June 2021.
Gosford Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 24 June 2019 and end on 26 June 2020.
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021.
Goulburn 10 am on Mondays 22 July 2019 (3 weeks), 9 September 2019 (4 weeks), 28 October 2019 (2 weeks), 3 February 2020 (3 weeks), 2 March 2020 (3 week Special Fixture), 23 March 2020 (3 weeks) and 18 May 2020 (3 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 27 July 2020, 14 September 2020, 2 November 2020, 1 February 2021, 15 March 2021 and 24 May 2021 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration).
Grafton 10 am on Mondays 12 August 2019 (3 weeks), 4 November 2019 (3 weeks), 24 February 2020 (3 weeks) and 25 May 2020 (2 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 17 August 2020, 19 October 2020, 22 February 2021 and 24 May 2021 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration).
Griffith 10 am on Mondays 22 July 2019, 14 October 2019, 25 November 2019, 3 February 2020, 16 March 2020, 4 May 2020 and Tuesday 9 June 2020 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration).
10 am on Mondays 24 August 2020 (4 weeks), 26 October 2020 (4 weeks), 1 February 2021 ( 3 weeks), 15 March 2021 (3 weeks) and 10 May 2021 (4 weeks).
​Katoomba
​10 am on Mondays 10 February 2020 (3 weeks), 30 March 2020 (2 weeks) and Tuesday 9 June 2020 (3 weeks).
​10am on Mondays 17 August 2020 (3 weeks), 19 October 2020 (2 weeks) and 30 November 2020 (3 weeks).
Lismore Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 22 July 2019 and end on 26 June 2020.
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 27 July 2020 and end on 25 June 2021.
Moree 10 am on Mondays 9 September 2019 (2 weeks), 18 November 2019 (2 weeks) and 23 March 2020 (3 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 14 September 2020, 18 November 2020 and 15 March 2021 (sittings are of 2 weeks duration).
Newcastle Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 24 June 2019 and end on 26 June 2020.
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and 25 June 2021.
Nowra 10 am on Mondays 5 August 2019 (4 weeks), 14 October 2019 (4 weeks), 2 December 2019 (3 weeks), 17 February 2020 (3 weeks), 9 March 2020 (4 weeks Special Fixture), 27 April 2020 (3 weeks), 25 May 2020 (3 weeks Special Fixture) and 15 June 2020 (2 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 10 August 2020 (3 weeks), 12 October 2020 (4 weeks), 30 November 2020 (3 weeks), 8 February 2021 (4 weeks), 19 April 2021 (3 weeks) and 7 June 2021 (3 weeks). 
Orange 10 am on Mondays 19 August 2019 (3 weeks), 14 October 2019 (3 weeks), 18 November 2019 (5 weeks), 3 February 2020 (3 weeks), 27 April 2020 (3 weeks) and 18 May 2020 (2 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 7 September 2020 (3 weeks), 19 October 2020 (3 weeks), 7 December 2020 (2 weeks), 1 February 2021 (3 weeks), 5 April 2021 (4 weeks) and 7 June 2021 (3 weeks).
Parkes 10 am on Mondays 22 July 2019, 23 September 2019 and 23 March 2020 (sittings are of 2 weeks duration).
10 am on Mondays 24 August 2020, 23 November 2020, 22 March 2021 and 24 May 2021 (sittings are of 2 weeks duration).
Port Macquarie 10 am on Mondays 22 July 2019 (3 weeks), 2 September 2019 (3 weeks), 14 October 2019 (3 weeks), 2 December 2019 (3 weeks), 24 February 2020 (3 weeks), 20 April 2020 (2 weeks) and 1 June 2020 (4 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 27 July 2020, 7 September 2020, 9 November 2020, 22 February 2021, 12 April 2021 and 7 June 2021 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration).
Queanbeyan 10 am on Mondays 12 August 2019 (4 weeks @ Goulburn), 11 November 2019 (3 weeks @ Goulburn), 9 March 2020 (3 weeks) and 11 May 2020 (3 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 24 August 2020, 9 November 2020, 8 March 2021 and 3 May 2021 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration).
Tamworth 10 am on Mondays 22 July 2019 (3 weeks), 12 August 2019 (4 weeks), 16 September 2019 (2 weeks), 30 September 2019 (4 weeks), 28 October 2019 (2 weeks), 25 November 2019 (4 weeks), 24 February 2020 (4 weeks), 20 April 2020 (3 weeks) and 1 June 2020 (4 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 17 August 2020 (4 weeks), 19 October 2020 (3 weeks), 30 November 2020 (3 weeks), 22 February 2021 (4 weeks), 19 April 2021 (3 weeks) and 7 June 2021 (3 weeks).
Taree @ Port Macquarie
10 am on Mondays 12 August 2019 (3 weeks), 23 September 2019 (2 weeks), 4 November 2019 (4 weeks), 3 February 2020 (3 weeks), 16 March 2020 (3 weeks) and 11 May 2020 (3 weeks).

Taree 

10 am on Mondays 17 August 2020, 12 October 2020, 30 November 2020, 1 February 2021, 15 March 2021 and 10 May 2021 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration).
Wagga Wagga Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 24 June 2019 and end on 26 June 2020.
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021.
Wollongong Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 24 June 2019 and end on 26 June 2020.
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021. 

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