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Geelong Magistrates' Court

Change Court
Address
Railway Terrace
Geelong Victoria 3220
PO Box 428
Geelong 3220
DX Number: 216046
Hours
Monday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Tuesday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Wednesday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Thursday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Friday : 9:00am - 4:30pm
Parking

Limited parking off trainshed way in Zone B permit area. Zone B permits available from security officers at the court. Multi-storey parking station five minutes away. 

Public transport access

The court is adjacent to the Geelong Railway Station.

All 19 Geelong bus routes run to, or past, Geelong station. V/Line buses from Ballarat and the Great Ocean Road also run to Geelong station.

 

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. 

Koori Court

A court for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who have taken responsibility and pleaded guilty to a criminal offence. 

Bail support (CISP)

Support is available for eligible accused persons on bail through the Court Integrated Services Program (CISP).

Facilities at this court

  • Audio Visual Link
  • Hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair access
  • Remote witness facility

Contact us

Enquiries P: (03) 5225 3333 F: 03) 5225 3392 E: gmc@courts.vic.gov.au
Criminal registry P: (03) 5225 3333 E: geelong@courts.vic.gov.au
Intervention order registry E: geelongivo@courts.vic.gov.au
Diversion registry P: (03) 5225 3333 E: geelongdiversion@magistratescourt.vic.gov.au
Legal Aid P: (03) 5226 5666
Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT) E: geelong@vocat.vic.gov.au
Last updated on 19 Jun 2019
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