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All Magistrates’ Courts remain open but due to COVID-19, all attendances at a court building must be made by prior arrangement (except for media and urgent family violence applications). If you must attend court, please contact your local court and a registrar will assess your circumstances and allocate a time for your attendance. Go to the news section for more information.

Ararat Magistrates' Court

Change Court
Address
63-75 Barkly Street
Ararat Victoria 3377
PO Box 86
Ararat Victoria 3377
Hours
Monday : 9:00am - 4:00pm 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 a 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) 4349 5200 F: (03) 4349 5225 E: araratcoordinator@courts.vic.gov.au
Last updated on 16 Sep 2020
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