Street Address

QEII Courts of Law Complex, 415 George Street, Brisbane Qld 4000


Postal Address

P.O. Box 15167, City East Qld 4002



1800 497 117




Business hours

Phone queries :8:30am to 5:00pm (excluding Wednesday, 9.30am to 5.00pm)

Counter queries: 8:30am to 4:30pm (excluding Wednesday, 9.30am to 4.30pm)


District Court Appeals


Jury service

Jury service queries phone (07) 3738 7979

Jury (recorded)(07) 3030 0327


Court security

After hours access (07) 3738 7744 (urgent hearings)



A Family Lounge is located on level one, containing a private area for feeding, kitchenette, baby-changing table and toilet amenities.


Search and copy court documents

Legal practitioners and members of the public can apply online to access documents and files in criminal and civil court matters in the Brisbane Magistrates Court and all Supreme and District Courts statewide. Apply online


Courtroom bookings

Organisations that deliver court-related services may be eligible to book courtrooms and court facilities for professional functions. Make a booking


Who Is In The Brisbane District Court Today?

To find out who has a case listed in the Brisbane District Court today, you can visit the court the daily law list.



Allen KC DCJ- Appointed 17 December 2018

Barlow KC DCJ- Appointed 18 June 2019

Brassington DCJ – Judge and Chief Magistrate Appointed 8 July 2022

Burnett AM DCJ-Appointed 3 November 2014

Byrne KC DCJ- Appointed 20 January 2020

Clare SC DCJ- Appointed 2 April 2008

Dann DCJ- Appointed 7 September 2020

Dearden DCJ- Appointed 28 February 2005

Devereaux SC CJDC- Chief Judge Appointed 17 August 2020, Judge Appointed 17 July 2009

Everson DCJ- Appointed 2 April 2008

Farr SC DCJ- Appointed 8 August 2011

Gardiner DCJ- Appointed 8 July 2019

Jackson KC DCJ- Appointed 31 August 2020

Jarro DCJ- Appointed 26 March 2018

Kefford DCJ- Appointed 14 November 2016

Kent KC DCJ- Appointed 7 March 2016

Loury KC DCJ- Appointed 17 December 2018

Moynihan KC DCJ- Appointed 29 June 2015

Muir DCJ- Appointed 14 November 2016

McDonnell DCJ- Appointed 18 October 2021

McGinness DCJ- Appointed 17 July 2009

Porter KC DCJ- Appointed 28 August 2017

Prskalo DCJ- Acting Judge Appointed 30 May 2022

Rackemann DCJ- Appointed 12 January 2004

Rafter SC DCJ- Appointed 15 December 2006

Richards DCJ- President, Childrens Court of Queensland 17 December 2018, Judge Appointed 26 November 1998

Rinaudo AM DCJ- Appointed 8 July 2014

Rosengren DCJ- Appointed 11 September 2017

Sheridan DCJ- Appointed 24 November 2014

Smith JADC, Judge Administrator  Appointed 24 October 2014, Judge Appointed 8 March 2013

Williamson KC DCJ- Appointed 19 March 2018

Wooldridge KC DCJ- Appointed 20 June 2022


We Can Help You In The Brisbane District Court

If you have a criminal case coming up in the Brisbane District Court, we can help you. If police charge you with a criminal offence, the best thing you can do is arm yourself with a criminal defence lawyer.  If you want the best result in the Brisbane District Court, contact the Criminal Lawyers Brisbane Group for confidential expert advice.

If you have been charged, contact us TODAY or fill out the form for a FREE chat (07) 3153 6215