Sydney Central Local Court Closure


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The Sydney Central Local Court will be unavailable for a minimum of two years from Monday, 4 July 2022 due to construction disruptions. All matters listed at Central Local Court will be moved to the Downing Centre from 4 July 2022.

The existing lists at Sydney Central Local Court will be moved to the Downing Centre. The number of sittings at the Downing Centre will increase to meet the caseload. Central Court lists will be heard at the Downing Centre on levels 2, 4 and 5. While some arrangements are yet to be determined, Court 1 at Central will be held in Court 4.1 on level 4 of the Downing Centre.

During this period, there will be no magistrates sitting at Central Local Court. For that reason, all telephone enquiries will remain with the courts service centre at 1300 679 272.

Enquiries relating to past court records should be directed to Downing Centre Local Court.

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