​The Port Lincoln Magistrates Court provides access to the following courts/services:

  • Magistrates Court
  • Youth Court
  • Environment, Resources and Development Court (Visiting Court)
  • Planning Appeals Court (Visiting Court)
  • SA Industrial Relations Commission (Visiting Court)
  • Residential Tenancies Tribunal(Visiting Court)
  • Coroner’s Court (Visiting Court)
  • Federal Magistrates Court(Visiting Court)
  • Aboriginal Sentencing Conferences

Other services also operating from this building (registry) include:

  • Justice of the Peace (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am-12nn). Please note this is a volunteer service and at times a Justice of the Peace may not be in attendance. Ring the court during those times to ascertain if a Justice of the Peace is available.
  • Aboriginal Justice Officers (during Magistrates Court circuits)

Please note that lawyers and the Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement (ALRM) do not have their offices within the court building.

Transport Information


If a Taxi is required, one should be phoned.


On and off-street parking near the court is limited.  The closest long term parking is on Washington Street behind the Civic Centre. 

Disabled parking is available opposite the court entrance on Adelaide Place.

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Local Amenities

Public toilets are available on the ground floor.

The court includes a number of facilities for people with disabilities including:

  • An access ramp is located off Adelaide Place
  • Accessible toilets are located on the ground floor
  • Controls in lifts are at a suitable height for people in a wheelchair
  • Braille available in all lifts and signage to courtrooms for people with vision impairment
  • Amplification systems are installed in all courtrooms
  • Accessible counters are available.

Private rooms are available. Please see the registry staff if a room is required.

There are NO public telephones in the building.  The nearest public telephones are some located diagonally across from the court outside the post office.


There are cafés a short distance from the court.

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Contact Us

For further information, contact the Port Lincoln Magistrates Court:
p: +61 8 8688 3060
f: +61 8 8683 3394
1 Liverpool Street
Port Lincoln, South Australia, 5606
Postal Address:
The Registrar
Port Lincoln Magistrates Court
PO Box 266
Port Lincoln, South Australia, 5606

Opening Hours

9:00am to 5:00pm
Monday – Friday
Excluding public holidays ​