** Updated dates for 2019/2020 **
Everything is wrapping up for Christmas, you may even be on holidays now! However, have you ever wondered what happens to the Courts over Christmas? Just like many other businesses and organisations, the Courts' operating hours change over the Christmas period. For details in your state, check out the information below.
Supreme Court: 23 December 2019 to 3 January 2020 District Court: 23 December 2019 to 3 January 2020 Magistrates Court: 23 December 2019 to 3 January 2020 For further information, visit the Queensland Court website.
New South Wales Courts
Supreme Court: 23 December 2019 - 31 January 2020 District Court: 21 December 2019 – 2 February 2020 Local Court: 23 December 2019 - 5 January 2020 For more information, visit the New South Wales Courts website.
Supreme Court: 19 December 2019 - 5 January 2020 For more information, visit the Victorian Courts website.
Western Australia Courts
Supreme Court: 25 December 2019 to 13 January 2020 District Court: Summer break commences 24th December 2019 For more information, visit the Western Australia Courts website.
Contacting Shine Lawyers over the Christmas/New Years period
Shine Lawyers branches will be closed from 5pm, Tuesday 24 December 2019 and re-open on Thursday 2 January 2020. Our client contact team will continue to be available on 13 11 99 on 27 December, 30 December & 31 December and will be available between the hours of 8.15am to 5pm. You can also make an enquiry online during these closure periods.
We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Written by Shine Lawyers. Last modified: November 27, 2019.