Bourke Local Court House

Contact Information

Email: [email protected]

Street Address: 55-57 Oxley St Bourke NSW 2840

Postal Address: PO Box 5 Bourke NSW 2840

Phone: 1300 679 272

Days open: Mon - Fri

The town of Bourke

Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales. The administrative centre and largest town in Bourke Shire, Bourke is approximately 800 kilometres north-west of Sydney, on the south bank of the Darling River.

Bourke Court House / Bourke Local Court

Bourke Local Court, also known as Bourke Court House, was constructed during the period 1897-1900. Restoration work was undertaken in 1968 and in 2010.

Bourke District Court and Bourke Local Court are combined in the same Court House and have the same contact details.

What cases are heard in Bourke Court House?

Local Courts hear a variety of criminal matters and drink driving and traffic matters. The following information applies to Bourke Local Court, as well as all other Local Courts in Australia.

Most matters will start at the Local Court. The Local Court primarily hears summary offences, which are less serious offences. Examples of such offences include disorderly behaviour and driving under the influence of alcohol or a drug. The Local Court will sometimes hear more serious offences, such as low-level assault, but this is rare. Most serious offences are heard at the District Court and higher Courts.

Other matters that are heard in Local Courts such as Bourke Court House include:

  • Bail applications.
  • Matters relating to Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs).
  • Appeals against a previous Local Court decision.
  • Appeals against decisions such as the Roads and Maritime Service’s decision to suspend a licence.

The Local Court deals with civil money and property matters that concern values up to $100,000. If the dispute is about a sum higher than this amount, the matter will go to the District Court or higher Courts.

The Local Court also hears family law matters such as property settlements and residence orders.

Bourke Local Court List

Court Lists tell you the date, time and location of court matters up to three weeks in the future, and one week in the past.

The NSW interactive court list allows you to search for a particular case by name, case number, location, date, jurisdiction, title of presiding officer and type of listing (for example, directions, hearing, judgment and so on).

You can use the interactive list to search for the listing of your matter at Bourke Local Court.

How can we help you?

Our lawyers travel to Bourke Court House to defend all criminal and traffic matters, and we have a track record of getting outstanding results for our clients in this court.

We also attend all other courts throughout NSW and the ACT.

If you require assistance, contact us on 1300 668 484 or book a free consultation to discuss your case.

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