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Melbourne Magistrates' CourtChange Court
Melbourne VIC 3000
Bail and Remand Court (BaRC) is open from 8:30am to 9pm seven days a week.
Limited metered parking available. All-day parking in multi storey carparks nearby.
Available at this court
The criminal jurisdiction of the Magistrates’ Court hears and determines all summary offences, some indictable offences and conducts committal hearings.
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.
There are two types of intervention orders that can be ordered in the Magistrates' Court. They are personal safety and family violence intervention orders.
A post-sentence program focusing on the rehabilitation and treatment of offenders with a drug and/or alcohol dependency.
A court for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who have taken responsibility and pleaded guilty to a criminal offence.
Support is available for eligible accused persons on bail through the Court Integrated Services Program (CISP).
A court list for accused persons who have a mental illness and/or a cognitive impairment. A cognitive impairment can include an intellectual disability, acquired brain injury or autism spectrum disorder.
The court hears after-hours applications from across the metropolitan area, with police bringing accused into Melbourne for hearings from 10am to 9pm seven days a week.
Support is available for vulnerable people with limited support who will have their needs assessed and triaged by a staff member before their matter is called in court.
Support is available for eligible accused persons in the County Court or the indictable crime stream of the Magistrates' Court.
Facilities at this court
- Accessible toilets
- Hearing loop
- Audio Visual Link
- Remote witness facility
- Wheelchair access