Children's Court at the NJC
The Neighbourhood Justice Centre's multi-jurisdicational court hears Children's Court (Criminal Division) for young people living the City of Yarra.'
Note: the court does not hear Family Division matters.
- Contest mentions
Contested matters are heard in the Children's Court of Victoria, located in Melbourne city.
One magistrate hears all matters, and for this reason, the Magistrate has an in depth understanding of the community, and for children returning to court, this means they see a familiar face, which improves their trust and participation in the justice process.
For police lawyers
1st Friday of every month: To end 2017: 6 Oct | 10 Nov | 1 Dec
Children living in the Yarra PSA should be summonsed / bailed to the Children’s Court at the Neighbourhood Justice Centre.
(Yarra stations: Fitzroy 3065 Richmond 3121 Collingwood 3067)
Remands & Custody
NJC takes new remands and custody matters on:
Monday | Wednesday | Thursday | 1st Friday of every month
To check capacity call Registry prior to attendance:
Registry 9948 8777 | Prosecutions 9948 8715