The District Court is the principal trial court in South Australia. The Court’s work covers four jurisdictions:

  • Civil
  • Criminal*
  • Administrative and Disciplinary Division
  • Criminal injuries

* murder and treason offences can only be heard by the Supreme Court.

The Court sits in Adelaide and conducts circuits at:

  • Mount Gambier (civil and criminal)
  • Port Augusta (civil and criminal)
  • Berri (civil)
  • Port Pirie (civil)
  • Whyalla (civil)
  • Port Lincoln (civil)
 

Contact Us

For further information:
 
Civil Enquiries:
p: +61 8 8204 0289
f: +61 8 8204 0544
district.civil@courts.sa.gov.au
 
Criminal Enquiries:
p: +61 8 8204 0289
f: +61 8 8124 4642
ccrcs@courts.sa.gov.au
 
Environment, Resources and Development Enquiries:
p: +61 8 8204 0289
m: 0412 914 412 (Emergency A/H)
erdcourt@courts.sa.gov.au
 
Location:
Lower ground floor
Sir Samuel Way Building
241- 259 Victoria Square
Adelaide, South Australia, 5000
 
Postal Address:
The Registrar
PO Box 2465
Adelaide, South Australia, 5001

Opening Hours

9:30am to 4:30pm
Monday – Friday
Excluding public holidays