Local Court

Court hire

Court premises/facilities hire

Requests to use court premises are subject to approval and fees may apply.

To make a request for the use of court premises complete the 'Court premises/facilities hire application form'.

If you are requesting to hire a court or meeting room send the completed application form to courtservices@justice.nsw.gov.au.

If you are requesting to use AVL facilities send the completed application form to the relevant court location (from list provided).

The Court Hire by Non-Core Business Users Policy provides detailed information for applicants, including the application process, approval considerations and fee structure.

Filming requests

Filming and/or recording sound on court premises in NSW is governed by the Court Security Act 2005 and the Court Security Regulation 2016. Requests to film are subject to approval and fee payment prior to use.

A request to film on court premises will require an application to be submitted to filmingenquires@justice.nsw.gov.au

Applications MUST be submitted a minimum of 21 days prior to the requested date.

Filming requests will be considered for the following locations:

  • Balmain Local Court
  • Camden Local Court
  • Deniliquin Local Court
  • Gilgandra Local Court
  • Junee Local Court
  • Manila Local Court
  • North Sydney Local Court
  • Richmond Local Court
  • Ryde Local Court
All approvals for the use of court premises (including filming and court hire requests) are subject to the Department of Justice meetings its core business priorities. Accordingly, the Department of Justice maintains the right to refuse any application.