The Christies Beach Magistrates Court provides access to the following courts/services:

  • Magistrates Court, Criminal and Civil
  • Youth Court (every second Thursday)
  • Civil Debt Court
  • Duty Solicitor 
  • Department for Correctional Services (only present when required in court)
  • Director of Public Prosecutions (State DPP, Tuesday from 11.30am; Commonwealth DPP, every fourth Wednesday from 11.30am)
  • Victims of Crime (as needed)
  • Justices of the Peace (daily from 9am to 5pm)
  • Aboriginal Justice Officers (Wednesdays)
  • Taking payments on behalf of the Fines Enforcement and Recovery Unit


Transport Information


If a Taxi is required, one should be phoned.


There are bus stops on both Dyson and Beach Road.


The Noarlunga Centre Interchange is approximately one kilometre from the courthouse.


The court has onsite parking available to court users.

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Local Amenities

Public toilets are available on the ground floor and on the first floor.

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

  • The main entrance is accessible to a person in a wheelchair
  • Accessible toilets are located on the ground floor eastern side, and the first floor western side of the building
  • Controls in lifts are at a suitable height for people in a wheelchair
  • Braille available in all lifts for people with vision impairment
  • Amplification systems are installed in all courtrooms
  • Portable easy listening devices are available at counters and for in court
  • Accessible counters are available
  • Accessible water fountains are available

There are interview rooms on each floor which can be used by you and your lawyer.

A parents room is available on the first floor with baby changing facility is available in each of the accessible toilets. An unsupervised children’s play area is available on the ground floor.


A vending machine is available. A map of nearby food outlets is available at the information counter.

Court volunteers provide tea, coffee and biscuits for a nominal charge from 9:00am to 12 midday and are located in the atrium on the ground floor.

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Contact Us

For further information, contact the Christies Beach Magistrates Court:
p: +61 8 8204 2444 or Freecall 1800 571 191
f: +61 8 8329 5947
96 Dyson Road
Christies Beach, South Australia, 5165
Postal Address:
The Registrar
Christies Beach Magistrates Court
PO Box 5
Lonsdale, South Australia, 5160

Opening Hours

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