No.  2 / 2020

Arrangements for the Burnie Registry of the Magistrates Court

The Magistrates Court will continue to sit in both Burnie and Devonport during the current period of additional restrictions on movement in the North West of Tasmania.

Pursuant to section 9(1)(b) of the Court Security Act 2017 the Chief Magistrate orders that, in the interests of safety, there be no public access to the Burnie Magistrates Court, 38 Alexander Street, Burnie, between 15 and 24 April 2020.

Anyone who is due to appear before the Magistrates Court in Burnie between now and 24 April 2020 should provide their contact details by telephoning or emailing the Burnie registry on:

(03) 647 77140 or

The registry will make arrangements to contact you for your court appearance.

Members of the media who wish to report on court proceedings should contact the registry to make the necessary arrangements.

14 April 2020

Penelope Ikedife
Administrator of Courts