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The Ararat court is hearing matters in person and online on Friday 1 March 2024. Please visit the news article at the bottom of this page for the link to online hearings. If you are fire affected and cannot attend court, your matter will be adjourned and you will be notified of your hearing date in due course. Please contact the Ararat Court on 7003 4110 with any queries.

Ararat Magistrates' Court

Change Court
Address
63-75 Barkly Street
Ararat Victoria 3377
PO Box 86
Ararat Victoria 3377
Hours
Monday : CLOSED Tuesday : CLOSED Wednesday : CLOSED Thursday : CLOSED Friday : 9:00am - 4:00pm Saturday : CLOSED Sunday : CLOSED

Court is closed between 1:00pm and 2:00pm on sitting days

Parking

Limited on street parking in front of the court building. 

Available at this court

Criminal matters

The criminal jurisdiction of the Magistrates’ Court hears and determines all summary offences, some indictable offences and conducts committal hearings. 

Civil matters

The Magistrates’ Court can hear civil disputes up to the value of $100,000 arising from debts, claims for damages, other monetary disputes or equitable relief.

Intervention orders

There are two types of intervention orders that can be ordered in the Magistrates' Court. They are personal safety and family violence intervention orders. 

Facilities at this court

  • Audio Visual Link
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair access

Contact us

Enquiries P: (03) 7003 4110 F: (03) 4349 5225 E: araratcoordinator@courts.vic.gov.au
Last updated on 29 Feb 2024
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