Court facilities and security

Find out how to get around the Court and what to do in an emergency.

The County Court is located on the corner of William and Lonsdale Streets, in the heart of Melbourne’s legal precinct.

Security Procedures at the County Court

In order to provide a safe and secure facility, people attending Court will be required to pass through the weapons detection system located at the main entrance foyer. Anything you bring with you to court will also be scanned.

The weapons detection system is similar to those systems located at airports and the types of prohibited items are similar.

For more detail, please read the Court's security policy.

Finding your way around

There are floor level plans showing court rooms, lifts, stairs and interview room locations.

In the event of an emergency, please listen carefully to any announcements and follow the instructions of the Court security personnel.

The court building

The court building is owned and managed by The Liberty Group Consortium Pty Ltd (TLG).

When not in use by the County Court, courtrooms may be hired for: arbitrations and mediations; courts, boards, commissions, or tribunals; and seminars, lectures, and moot courts.

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Page last updated: 3 September 2018