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Client service charter


New South Wales courts and tribunals are committed to providing our clients with a high standard of service. We constantly strive to improve services and foster closer relationships with all clients. This charter is evidence of our commitment to improve our service and communication with you.

The charter sets out the services NSW courts and tribunals provide and the standards you can expect. Your feedback will guide our continued improvement.

Registry services

We aim to: 

  • serve you within five minutes of attendance
  • acknowledge telephone enquiries within five rings
  • process all documents within three days

Information services

We will provide you with assistance and information about our services, procedures, your case and your options.

We can provide information or a referral to mediation, support or legal services.


Access

Information about our services is available at registries, over the telephone, by facsimile, via the post and online at New South Wales Justice.

We will continue to improve our service delivery and be responsive to the needs of our clients and the community.

We aim to provide safe and accessible court, tribunal and registry facilities for all clients.


Our service commitment to you

We will:

  • be courteous, respectful and professional
  • act honestly, fairly and impartially
  • take into account your specific needs
  • provide access to our information, services, courts and tribunals
  • treat your information and enquiries in confidence and with sensitivity
  • make our services faster, simpler and easier to use


Helping us help you

We ask you to:

  • tell us if you have any specific needs
  • let us know if you need an interpreter to use our services
  • provide us with all requested information
  • treat our staff with courtesy and respect
  • not offer gifts, money or other favours to our staff


Contacting other services

We may refer you to other services if your situation requires:

  • mediation, available through Community Justice Centres on 1800 990 777 (TTY 1800 671 964)
  • legal assistance, available through LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529 (TTY 1300 889 529) or online at LawAccess 
  • support for victims from the Victims Support line on 1800 633 063 or DOCS Domestic Violence Helpline on 1800 656 463 (TTY 1800 671 442)


Feedback

We value your feedback and encourage you to direct it to the registrar or manager. See our contacts page for details.

 

 

 

 

 



 
 

The information on this site is a guide only and is not legal advice - see disclaimer.