24 November 2021

Court operating hours over the Christmas period:

Supreme, District and Environment, Resources and Development Court Registry
The combined criminal registry, the combined civil registry and the Environment, Resources and Development court registry in the Sir Samuel Way building will close at 4.30pm on Friday, 24 December 2021. The registry will re-open on Tuesday, 4 January 2022.

Supreme Court Probate Registry
The Probate Registry will close at 12pm on Friday, 24 December 2021 and will re-open on Tuesday, 4 January 2022.

Supreme Court:
Supreme Court matters will resume in the week commencing 17 January 2022. There will be a Supreme Court Judge on call over the court closure period.

District Court:
District Court hearings will resume in the week commencing 10 January 2022. There will be a District Court Judge on call over the court closure period.

Environment, Resources and Development Court:
Environment, Resources and Development Court hearings will resume in the week commencing 10 January 2022.

Magistrates Court:
City, metropolitan and permanently staffed country registries will operate every day, 9am to 5pm, throughout the Christmas period except for public holidays. On 29, 30 and 31 December 2021 the Court will only sit at Adelaide and Elizabeth Magistrates Courts to hear custody matters from across the State. Normal court listings will resume on Tuesday, 4 January 2022.

Youth Court:
The Youth Court registry is open (except on public holidays) to hear overnight custodies /arrests in relation to Young People (Young Offenders Act 1993) and urgent care and protection matters (Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017).

Coroner’s Court:
The Coroner’s Office is open except on public holidays.  At this stage, no inquests will be held between 24 December 2021 and 4 January 2022.

The CAA Media Office will close on Friday, 24 December 2021 until Monday, 17 January 2022. For media queries during that period please ring CourtSA Registry Services on
(08) 8204 2444 or email: media@courts.sa.gov.au.

CourtSA Registry Services:
CourtSA Registry Services will operate every day throughout the Christmas period except for public holidays.
Contact: (08) 8204 2444 or email: enquiry@courts.sa.gov.au or refer to the CAA website: www.courts.sa.gov.au

Enquiries: Media and Communications Officer
Phone: 82040403 or 0467 795 291
Email:
media@courts.sa.gov.au