Contact

Hobart Magistrates Court

Opening hours

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

Except for Public Holidays (including Good Friday, Easter Monday, Easter Tuesday)
And closed from 2pm on Christmas Eve and reopening at 9am on the first business day after New Years Day

Visit us

23 - 25 Liverpool Street
Hobart   Tasmania   7000

Write to us

GPO Box 354
Hobart   Tasmania   7001

DX

138 Hobart

Telephone

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

03 616 57136

Criminal - option 1
Civil - option 2
Coronial - option 3
Fines - option 4
Police Prosecutions - option 5

Fax

03 6173 0221

Email

registry.hobart@justice.tas.gov.au

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact the court or tribunal to make sure the facilities meet your specific needs or to discuss a reasonable adjustment you need.

  • Disabled access and toilet facilities.
  • This Court has baby changing facilities.
  • Assistive listening system in every court room. 
  • Video conferencing facilities.
  • There is a Justice of the Peace (JP) office.
  • Metered car park is available on Liverpool Street and in multi-storey car park on Argyle Street - Argyle Street Car Park.

Launceston Magistrates Court

Opening hours

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

Except for Public Holidays (including Good Friday, Easter Monday, Easter Tuesday)
And closed from 2pm on Christmas Eve and reopening at 9am on the first business day after New Years Day

Visit us

73 - 76 Charles Street
Launceston Tasmania   7250

Write to us

PO Box 551
Launceston Tasmania 7250

DX

70121 Launceston

Telephone

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

(03) 6777 2945

Fax

(03) 6173 0221

Email

registry.launceston@justice.tas.gov.au

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact the court or tribunal to make sure the facilities meet your specific needs or to discuss a reasonable adjustment you need.

  • Disabled access and toilet facilities.
  • This Court has baby changing facilities.
  • Assistive listening system in every court room.
  • Video conferencing facilities.
  • There is a Justice of the Peace (JP) office on the ground floor, C H Smith Building, 18 Charles Street, Launceston (10am - 3pm).
  • There is no free public parking at this Court. The closest carpark is Paterson Street (West).

Devonport Magistrates Court

Opening hours

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

Except for Public Holidays (including Good Friday, Easter Monday, Easter Tuesday)
And closed from 2pm on Christmas Eve and reopening at 9am on the first business day after New Years Day

Visit us

8 Griffith Street
Devonport Tasmania   7310

Write to us

PO Box 208
Devonport Tasmania 7310

DX

70331 Devonport

Telephone

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

03 647 84353

Fax

03 617 30221

Email

registry.devonport@justice.tas.gov.au

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact the court or tribunal to make sure the facilities meet your specific needs or to discuss a reasonable adjustment you need.

  • Disabled access and toilet facilities.
  • Assistive listening system in every court room.
  • Video conferencing facilities.
  • A Justice of the Peace is available to sign Magistrates Court-related documents.
  • There is no free public parking at or nearby this Court. The closest carpark is at the rear of the Court via Fenton Way.

Burnie Magistrates Court

Opening hours

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

Except for Public Holidays (including Good Friday, Easter Monday, Easter Tuesday)
And closed from 2pm on Christmas Eve and reopening at 9am on the first business day after New Years Day

Visit us

38 Alexander Street
Burnie Tasmania   7320

Write to us

PO Box 690
Burnie Tasmania 7320

DX

70228 Burnie

Telephone

Monday to Friday - 9am to 5pm

03 647 77140

Fax

03 617 30221

Email

registry.burnie@justice.tas.gov.au

Building facilities

If you have a disability and need help coming to a hearing, please contact the court or tribunal to make sure the facilities meet your specific needs or to discuss a reasonable adjustment you need.

  • Disabled access and toilet facilities.
  • This Court has baby changing facilities.
  • Assistive listening system in every court room.
  • Video conferencing facilities.
  • A Justice of the Peace is available to sign Magistrates Court related documents.
  • There is no free public parking at or nearby this Court. The closest carpark is at the rear of the Court - the Burnie Regional Museum.

Currie Magistrates Court

King Island Council Chambers
Currie 7256
(Please contact the Burnie Registry for administrative assistance)

Huonville Magistrates Court

Sale Street
Huonville 7109
(Please contact the Hobart Registry for administrative assistance)

Queenstown Magistrates Court

11 Sticht Street
Queenstown 7467
(Please contact the Burnie Registry for administrative assistance)

Scottsdale Magistrates Court

Dorset Council Chambers
5 Ellenor Street
Scottsdale 7260
(Please contact the Launceston Registry for administrative assistance)

Smithton Magistrates Court

The Smithton Magistrates Court is currently unable to sit in Smithton due to the lack of a suitable building. Matters which would otherwise be listed in Smithton are now being dealt with in Burnie.  The Department of Justice is working to find an appropriate building for the Magistrates Court to sit in Smithton and if premises are found the Court intends to recommence sittings in Smithton.
(Please contact the Burnie Registry for administrative assistance)

St Helens Magistrates Court

Break-o-Day Council Chambers
Steele Street
St Helens 7216
(Please contact the Launceston Registry for administrative assistance)

Whitemark Magistrates Court

Flinders Island Council Chambers
Whitemark 7255
(Please contact the Launceston Registry for administrative assistance)

Contact Coroners Court Tasmania

Opening hours

9.00 am - 5:00 pm

Address

27 Liverpool Street, Hobart 7000

Phone

(03) 616 57134

Email

If your enquiry relates to a current investigation please email the following:

Southern Tasmania Coroners.Hobart@police.tas.gov.au

Or

North/North-West or West Coast of Tasmania Coroners.Launceston@police.tas.gov.au

For other enquiries:

Coroners.Hbt@justice.tas.gov.au

After hours

To report a death contact Police: 131 444

Feedback about our staff and service

We welcome your questions, suggestions, complaints and compliments about our:

  • staff
  • services
  • facilities
  • procedures.

It helps us to improve the quality of our services.

How can I provide my feedback?

You can give us your feedback by:

If you have a complex matter, it is best to put it in writing.

If you’re unhappy with the response from the senior manager, your feedback will go to the Administrator of Courts, and a court officer will contact you.

We centrally record all feedback and our responses.

Complaints about a magistrate

If you have a complaint about the conduct of a magistrate, or delay in handing down a decision, please see the Court’s Judicial Complaints Policy (PDF, 56.3 KB)