Walking distance from Central, Museum and Town Hall stations.

Close to a number of bus routes on George, Elizabeth and Castlereagh Streets.

There are two public car parks located close by in Goulburn Street and World Square.

General information

No public telephones available.

Justice of the Peace – all documents should be signed, witnessed and photocopied before attending the registry.

Enquiries relating to: bankruptcy, migration, human rights, industrial law and other matters.

All registry services for general federal law matters in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia will be provided from the Federal Court registry, located on level 17, Law Courts Building, Queens Square. However, all court matters will be heard in the courtrooms located at Lionel Bowen Building, Levels 3 and 4, 97-99 Goulburn Street, Sydney and Terrace Tower Group Building, Levels 8, 9 and 13, 80 William Street, Sydney.

Registry contact details (for enquiries and to file documents)

Street Address

Law Courts Building, Level 17, Queens Square, Sydney


Contact us for General Federal Law matter enquiries.


1300 720 980

Phone Hours

8:30am - 5pm



Opening Hours

9.00am - 4.30pm

Urgent After Hours

For urgent after hours applications contact the Law Courts Security Desk, NSW on (02) 9230 8282

Legal Aid NSW provides assistance to unrepresented litigants through services such as information sessions, referrals (including direct referrals to family dispute resolution and private practitioners), assistance with applying for legal aid, preparing documents including urgent applications, duty appearances and assisting in court.

For more information see Legal Aid New South Wales or contact Legal Aid on eiuadminstaff@legalaid.nsw.gov.au or 1300 888 529.

Time: Monday to Friday 9 am – 1pm and 2 pm – 4pm

Location: Level 4, room 4 Lionel Bowen building