District Court sittings - criminal jurisdiction

Sittings for 2021 resume on 1 February 2021, after the Christmas and New Year holiday. Summer vacation for 2020-2021 will commence 19 December 2020 and conclude on the 31 January 2021.

  • All sittings are of one week duration unless otherwise specified.
  • Select the location name to see the contact details for that courthouse. Please note - with the exception of Sydney, these links will take you to pages on the Local Court website. The Local Court and District Court sit in the same courthouses in outer Sydney and regional New South Wales, and contact details are the same for both courts.
  • Sittings for 2021 resume on Monday 1 February 2021.
Location 2020-2021 2021-2022
Sydney
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021. Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 28 June 2021 and end on 24 June 2022.

Sydney Western:

Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021. Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 28 June 2021 and end on 24 June 2022.
Albury 10 am on Mondays 27 July 2020 (4 weeks), 14 September 2020 (6 weeks), 23 November 2020 (4 weeks), 18 January 2021 (2 weeks), 22 February 2021 (3 weeks), 5 April 2021 (5 weeks), 7 June 2021 (3 weeks). 10 am on Mondays 26 July 2021 (4 weeks), 13 September 2021 (5 weeks), 1 November 2021 (6 weeks), 31 January 2022 (4 weeks), 28 March 2022 (5 weeks) and 30 May 2022 (3 weeks).
Armidale 10 am on Mondays 3 August 2020 (2 weeks), 14 September 2020 (5 weeks), 9 November 2020 (3 weeks), 18 January 2021 (5 weeks), 22 March 2021 (4 weeks), 10 May 2021 (4 weeks). 10 am on Mondays 26 July 2021, 20 September 2021, 8 November 2021, 31 January 2022, 28 March 2022 and 16 May 2022 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration).
Bathurst 10 am on Mondays 29 June 2020 (2 weeks), 27 July 2020 (4 weeks), 28 September 2020 (3 weeks), 9 November 2020 (2 weeks), 18 January 2021 (2 weeks), 22 February 2021 (5 weeks) and 3 May 2021 (3 weeks). 10 am on Mondays 2 August 2021 (3 weeks), 13 September 2021 (4 weeks), 8 November 2021 (2 weeks), 21 February 2022 (2 weeks), 11 April 2022 (4 weeks) and 6 June 2022 (3 weeks).
Bega 10 am on Mondays 19 October 2020 (2 weeks), 30 November 2020 (3 weeks), 22 February 2021 (3 weeks) and 10 May 2021 (3 weeks - these sittings will be held in Nowra). 10 am on Mondays 6 September 2021 (3 weeks), 29 November 2021 (2 weeks), 21 February 2022 (4 weeks) and 23 May 2022 (3 weeks).
Bourke 10 am on Mondays 31 August 2020 and 22 March 2021.
10 am on Mondays 30 August 2021 and 14 March 2022.
Broken Hill 10 am on Mondays 16 November 2020 (2 weeks), 15 February 2021 (3 weeks) and 10 May 2021 (3 weeks). 10 am on Mondays 9 August 2021 (3 weeks), 15 November 2021 (2 weeks), 14 February 2022 (3 weeks) and 2 May 2022 (3 weeks).
Coffs Harbour 10am on Mondays 20 July 2020 (12 weeks), 30 November 2020 (3 weeks) and 18 January 2021 (5 weeks), 1 March 2021 (2 week special fixture), 15 March 2021 (9 weeks) and 31 May 2021 (4 weeks). 10 am on Mondays 12 July 2021 (8 weeks), 5 October 2021 (2 weeks), 15 November 2021 (5 weeks), 31 January 2022 (5 weeks), 14 March 2022 (10 weeks) and 30 May 2022 (4 weeks).
Coonamble 10 am on Mondays 7 September 2020 (2 week special fixture), 2 November 2020 and 26 April 2021 (sittings are of 2 weeks duration). 10 am on Mondays 1 November 2021 and 28 March 2022 (sittings are of 2 weeks duration).
Dubbo Sittings commence on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021. Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 28 June 2021 and end on 24 June 2022.
Gosford Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021. Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 28 June 2021 and end on 24 June 2022.
Goulburn 10 am on Mondays 27 July 2020, 14 September 2020, 6 October 2020 (3 week Special Fixture), 26 October 2020, 11 January 2021 (3 week Special Fixture), 1 February 2021, 1 March 2021 (2 week Special Fixture), 15 March 2021 and 24 May 2021 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration).
10 am on Mondays 26 July 2021, 11 October 2021, 1 November 2021, 31 January 2022, 23 March 2022 and 30 May 2022 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration).
Grafton 10 am on Mondays 17 August 2020 (4 weeks), 19 October 2020 (6 weeks), 22 February 2021 (3 weeks) and 24 May 2021 (3 weeks). 10 am on Mondays 9 August 2021, 18 October 2021, 14 February 2022 and 16 May 2022 (sittings are of 4 weeks duration).
Griffith 10 am on Mondays 24 August 2020 (4 weeks), 26 October 2020 (4 weeks), 1 February 2021 ( 3 weeks), 15 March 2021 (3 weeks) and 10 May 2021 (4 weeks). 10 am on Mondays 23 August 2021 (3 weeks), 18 October 2021 (2 weeks), 28 February 2022 (4 weeks) and 2 May 2022 (4 weeks).
Katoomba
​​10am on Mondays 17 August 2020 (3 weeks), 19 October 2020 (2 weeks), 9 November 2020 (6 weeks), 18 January 2021 (2 weeks), 22 February 2021 (3 weeks), 19 April 2021 (3 weeks) and 7 June 2021 (3 weeks).
10am on Mondays 16 August 2021 (3 weeks), 11 October 2021 (3 weeks) and 22 November 2021 (2 weeks).
Lismore Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021. Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 28 June 2021 and end on 24 June 2022.
Moree 10 am on Mondays 14 September 2020, 16 November 2020 and 15 March 2021 (sittings are of 2 weeks duration).
10 am on Mondays 2 August 2021 (2 weeks), 8 November 2021 (3 weeks) and 28 March 2022 (3 weeks).
Newcastle ​Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and 25 June 2021.
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 28 June 2021 and end on 24 June 2022.
Nowra 10 am on Mondays 10 August 2020 (3 weeks), 31 August 2020 (2 weeks), 12 October 2020 (4 weeks), 23 November 2020 (3 weeks), 18 January 2021 (2 weeks), 8 February 2021 (4 weeks), 19 April 2021 (3 weeks) and 7 June 2021 (3 weeks).  10 am on Mondays 9 August 2021, Tuesday 5 October 2021, 22 November 2021, 7 February 2022 and Tuesday 26 April 2022 (sittings are of 4 weeks duration).
Orange 10 am on Mondays 13 July 2020 (2 weeks), 31 August 2020 (4 weeks), 19 October 2020 (3 weeks), 23 November 2020 (4 weeks), 1 February 2021 (3 weeks), 5 April 2021 (4 weeks) and 7 June 2021 (2 weeks). 10 am on Mondays 19 July 2021 (2 weeks), 11 October 2021 (4 weeks), 6 December 2021 (2 weeks), 31 January 2022 (3 weeks), 21 March 2022 (3 weeks) and 9 May 2022 (2 weeks).
Parkes 10 am on Mondays 24 August 2020, 22 March 2021 and 24 May 2021 (2 weeks). 10 am on Mondays 23 August 2021 (3 weeks), 22 November 2021 (2 weeks), 7 March 2022 (2 weeks) and 23 May 2022 (2 weeks).
Port Macquarie 10 am on Mondays 27 July 2020, 7 September 2020, 9 November 2020, 7 December 2020 (2 weeks), 18 January 2021 (2 weeks), 22 February 2021, 12 April 2021 and 7 June 2021 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration). 10 am on Mondays 26 July 2021 (4 weeks), 13 September 2021 (3 weeks), 25 October 2021 (4 weeks), 31 January 2022 (4 weeks), 21 March 2022 (4 weeks) and 16 May 2022 (4 weeks).
Queanbeyan 10 am on Mondays 24 August 2020 (@ Goulburn), 9 November 2020 (@ Goulburn), 8 March 2021 and 3 May 2021 (sittings are of 3 weeks duration). 10 am on Mondays 16 August 2021, 1 November 2021, 7 March 2022 and 2 May 2022 (sittings are of 4 weeks duration).
Tamworth 10 am on Mondays 17 August 2020 (4 weeks), 19 October 2020 (3 weeks), 16 November 2020 (2 week Special Fixture), 30 November 2020 (3 weeks), 22 February 2021 (4 weeks), 12 April 2021 (4 weeks) and 31 May 2021 (4 weeks). 10 am on Mondays 16 August 2021 (5 weeks), 11 October 2021 (4 weeks), 22 November 2021 (4 weeks), 21 February 2022 (5 weeks), 18 April 2022 (4 weeks) and 6 June 2022 (3 weeks).
Taree ​10 am on Mondays 17 August 2020 (3 weeks), 12 October 2020 (3 weeks), 30 November 2020 (3 weeks), 1 February 2021 (5 weeks), 15 March 2021 (3 weeks) and 10 May 2021 (3 weeks).
10 am on Mondays 23 August 2021 (3 weeks), Tuesday 5 October 2021 (3 weeks), 29 November 2021 (3 weeks), 28 February 2022 (3 weeks), Tuesday 26 April 2022 (3 weeks) and 13 June 2022 (2 weeks).
Wagga Wagga ​Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021.
Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 26 July 2021 and end on 24 June 2022.
Wollongong Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 29 June 2020 and end on 25 June 2021.  Sittings commence at 10 am on Monday 28 June 2021 and end on 24 June 2022.
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