Supreme and District Courts – Greater Brisbane COVID response arrangements

Supreme and District Courts - Greater Brisbane COVID-19 response arrangements

UPDATED 11 January 2021

Parties should note that the Supreme and District Courts at Brisbane and the District Courts at Ipswich and Beenleigh are open and hearing cases from Tuesday 12 January 2021 onwards.

Arrangements have been made to ensure matters are dealt with in a safe manner.

For civil proceedings in Supreme and District Courts, legal practitioners should refer to the Notice issued 20 July 2020.

For applications in the Supreme Court, Brisbane, please refer to the Applications Protocol (insert link to SC protocol updated 11 Jan).

It is a condition of entry that all persons entering the Brisbane, Ipswich or Beenleigh court buildings MUST wear a face mask at all times, unless making oral submissions or at the discretion of the presiding judge.

Jury trials will recommence during the week commencing 18 January.  Jurors and prospective jurors will be notified accordingly.