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      Bourke Local & District Court

      If you need to attend Bourke Both Local & District Court contact Astor Legal and see how one of our expert criminal & traffic lawyers can help you.

      Bourke is situated in North-West New South Wales. It is approximately 800km from Sydney.

      How to contact Bourke Courthouse?

      You can contact Bourke Court House by:

      • PHONE: 1300 679 272
      • FAX: 5834 7490
      • EMAIL:
      • ADDRESS: 55-57 Oxley Street, BOURKE NSW 2840
      • POSTAL ADDRESS: PO Box 5, Bourke NSW 2840

      How do I get to Bourke Courthouse?

      The most common method of travel to Bourke is by plane. Bourke Airport is not too far from the town centre.

      There are also CountryLink bus services which run to and from the town centre.

      Bourke Court House sits opposite Bourke Police Station on Oxley Street.

      Our lawyers generally choose to fly to Bourke.

      Bourke Local Court List

      The Bourke Local Court List sets out the time, date and location of all court matters up to three weeks in the future, and one week in the past.

      You can click here to search for the Bourke Local Court listing details of your case. You can search by your name, case number, location, date, jurisdiction, title of presiding officer and type of listing (eg. mention, sentencing, hearing, trial).

      Who is the Magistrate at Bourke Local Court?

      The current presiding Magistrate at Bourke Local Court is His Honour Magistrate David Day.

      Magistrate Day is one of the most experienced Magistrate’s in New South Wales. He also sits at Orange Local Court.

      Astor Legal have appeared in front of Magistrate Day a number of times. Click here to read about some of our recent cases at Bourke Courthouse.

      Who is the Judge at Bourke District Court?

      The current presiding Judge at Bourke District Court is His Honour Acting Judge Stephen Walmsley.

      Judge Walmsley is retired but sits in various District Courts when required.

      Astor Legal have appeared in front of Judge Walmsley a number of times and are familiar with His Honour.

      What cases are heard at Bourke Court House?

      The types of criminal cases heard in Bourke Local Court include:

      • Drug possession and drug supply cases
      • Drink driving, driving whilst suspended or disqualified, and other traffic cases
      • Sexual touching (formerly ‘Indecent assault’) and child abuse material cases
      • Common assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm cases
      • Apprehended violence orders (AVOs)
      • Firearms offences
      • Fraud, larceny and property damage offences
      • Bail applications, sentencing proceedings, section 14 mental health applications and defended hearings

      The types of cases heard in Bourke District Court include:

      • Sexual assault cases
      • Major fraud cases
      • Drug cases including supply, manufacture, cultivation and importation
      • Serious assaults such as ‘grievous bodily harm’ cases
      • Break and enter cases
      • Robbery cases
      • Sentencing and trials (both judge-alone as well as jury trials)
      • Appeals against Local Court decisions as to convictions and/or severity of sentence

      Our team of specialist Bourke Criminal & Traffic Lawyers regularly appear in both the Local and District Court and are familiar with the Magistrates and judges who preside here.

      If you would like to speak to a criminal lawyer or traffic lawyer who can assist you with a matter at Bourke Local & District Court, contact us or call on (02) 7804 2823.

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