Located within a short walk of the Cairns City cinemas.
There are three entrances to the courts from Shields Lane, Lake Street and Grafton Street.
Metered parking available at the front of the building or a public car park is located in Lake Street.
Disabled car parking and taxi rank located in Shields Street.
No public photocopier available.
Registry services located on level 3
Courtrooms located on level 4.
Justice of the Peace – all documents should be signed, witnessed and photocopied before attending the registry.
Bathrooms, including disabled facilities, located on level 4
Wheelchair access available from Lake and Grafton Streets
Lift access available to all public floors.
Hearing loops available by contacting the registry in advance – email and postal address information below.
Proof of divorce
Filing of documents by email
For documents that are unable to be eFiled
Producing subpoenaed documents by email
Where possible, you should provide documents electronically (via email). For more information see Subpoena: Information for named person or other person (served with a subpoena or a copy of a subpoena.
Court Children’s Service
Please contact the Court Children’s Service directly via email to:
No childcare is available for children attending appointments with a Court Child Expert
To contact a judges chambers please refer to Communicating with Judges' Chambers.
Legal Aid Queensland
Phone 1300 651 188 – duty solicitor available duty lists days
Cairns Community Legal Centre
Phone 07 4031 7688
North Queensland Women's Legal Service
Phone 07 4033 5825
Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Legal Services
Phone 07 4046 6400
QLD Indigenous Family Violence Legal Services
Phone 07 4030 0400