​The Port Adelaide Court provides access to the following Courts/services:

  • Magistrates Court, Criminal and Civil
  • Youth Court
  • Nunga Court (Aboriginal Sentencing Court)
  • Diversion Court
  • Family Violence Court

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

  • Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement
  • Legal Services Commission
  • Aboriginal Justice Officers
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Uni SA Legal Advice Clinic (Fridays)
  • Taking payments on behalf of the Fines Enforcement and Recovery Unit


Transport Information


A taxi rank is available on Dale Street.


There are bus stops on Commercial Road, west of the courthouse.


Outer Harbor Grange Train.

Pt. Adelaide train station located on Commercial Road, west of the courthouse.  


There is free off street car parking available nearby.

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Local Amenities

Public toilets are available off the main public waiting area.

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

  • An access ramp is located at the front of the building
  • Accessible toilets are located in the court waiting area and Call Centre foyer
  • 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

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


Food outlets are available on St Vincent Street, and a number of vending machines are available. 

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Image of the Entrance to the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court

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Contact Us

For further information, contact the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court:
p: +61 8 8204 2444 or Freecall 1800 571 191
f: +61 8 8207 6233
260 St. Vincent Street
Port Adelaide, South Australia, 5015
Postal Address:
The Registrar
PO Box 3215
Port Adelaide, South Australia, 5015

Opening Hours

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