Practice Directions

2017: Practice Direction

Originating applications and applications in proceeding before Magistrates - civil matters (PDF 50.4KB)  (80.5KB)
Practice Direction 1 of 2017

2016: Practice Direction

Bail application by audio-visual link with Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC)
Practice Direction No. 2 of 2016 (PDF 130KB)

Childrens Court Practice Direction: Care and protection applications
Practice Direction No. 1 of 2016 (PDF  177KB)  (RTF  185KB)
Note: PDF version contains Practice Direction as well as the schedules, annexure and names of approved mediators.

  • Schedule 1 to Practice Direction 1 of 2016 - Directions for application following emergency action (or first time applications for Orders)  (RTF  71KB)
  • Schedule 2 to Practice Direction 1 of 2016 - Directions for applications for extending, amending or revoking Care and Protection Orders (RTF  60KB)
  • Schedule 3 to Practice Direction 1 of 2016 - Directions for Court Ordered Meeting (RTF  55KB)
  • Annexure A to Practice Direction 1 of 2016 - Case management document care hearings (RTF  20KB)
  • Approved family dispute resolution mediators for the purposes of care and protection court ordered meetings (PDF 16.6KB) (RTF 32.5KB)  

2014: Practice Direction

Case management in proceedings commenced by originating claim
Practice Direction No. 2 of 2014 (PDF  413KB )  (RTF  268KB )

Listing Procedure for Criminal matters
Practice Direction No. 1 of 2014 (PDF  734KB )  (RTF  181KB )

Revocation of superseded practice directions (PDF 24KB)  (RTF 54KB)
11 March 2014 

2013: Practice Direction

Hearing applications for interim orders under Part 4 of the Domestic Violence and Protection Orders Act 2008
Practice Direction No. 1 of 2013 (PDF  52KB)  (RTF  75KB)

2012: Practice Direction

Galambany Court
Practice Direction No. 1 of 2012 (PDF  46KB) (RTF  288KB)

2011: Practice Direction

Revoked - Youth Drug and Alcohol Court Program
Practice Direction No. 1 of 2011 (PDF  887KB) (RTF  175KB)
Revoked by - Notice to Practitioners 17 June 2016

2009: Practice Direction

Arrangements for witnesses pursuant to the Evidence (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1991
Practice Direction No. 4 of 2009 (PDF  37KB) (RTF  113KB)

Family Violence List
Practice Direction No. 2 of 2009 (PDF  64KB) (RTF  258KB)

2007: Practice Direction

Procedures under the Leases (Commercial and Retail) Act 2001
[Commercial Lease Application: includes Form 1, Leases (Commercial and Retail) Act 2001 and Form 2.35, Default Judgment]
Practice Direction No. 4 of 2007 (PDF  72KB) (RTF  231KB)