Media and the public
Routine media inquiries about court appearance dates and outcomes should be directed to the courthouse where the matter is listed.
Media inquiries for the Magistrates Courts or the Department of Justice and Attorney-General should be directed to the Communication Services Branch, on +61 7 3008 8765.
Media inquiries for the Supreme Court and District Court, can be directed to the Court Information Officer, Anne Stanford on +61 7 3247 4119.
For general enquiries, please refer to the Contact us.
For information about the use of electronic devices in courtrooms, please refer to Supreme Court Practice Direction 8 of 2014.
For information on reporting from outside the courthouse, please refer to Supreme Court Practice Direction 17 of 2014.
Daily law lists are issued by the Supreme Court, District Court, Industrial Court, Land Court and regional Magistrates Courts in Queensland.
Most judgments issued by the Supreme and District Courts are available from the Supreme Court Library.
Protocol for the Recording and Broadcasting of Judgment Remarks
The Recording and Broadcasting of Judgment Remarks Protocol sets out arrangements and procedures for the recording and broadcasting of the Court’s judgment remarks by accredited media, to ensure fair and accurate reporting and to increase the accessibility of court proceedings. The protocol also ensures that proceedings are run efficiently and fairly.
Accredited media may apply to the Court to record and broadcast judgment remarks using the application form, which is to be submitted by email to the Court's Information Officer.
The Magistrates Courts in Brisbane and throughout Queensland hold open days during Law Week each year. For more information about Law Week events in your location visit the Department of Justice and Attorney-General website.
The Supreme Court Library conducts tours of the Law Courts Complex in Brisbane for Community Groups and School students.