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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.

Sale Magistrates' Court

Change Court
79-87 Foster Street
Sale Victoria 3850
PO Box 351
DX Number: 218574
Monday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Tuesday : 9:00am - 4:30pm Wednesday : CLOSED Thursday : CLOSED Friday : 9:00am - 4:00pm Saturday : CLOSED Sunday : CLOSED

Enquiries: On Wednesday and Thursday contact the Bairnsdale Court on 5198 8600.


Street parking in Raymond Street, Deseilly Street and Foster Street (Princes Highway). Some restrictions in Foster Street.

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
  • Remote witness facility

Contact us

Enquiries P: (03) 4113 7800 F: (03) 4113 7825 E:
Last updated on 16 Sep 2020
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