Appeals against both civil and criminal decisions made in the Magistrates’ Court are heard in the Trial Division of the Supreme Court.

Appeal a civil decision made by the Magistrates’ Court

If you are appealing a civil decision made in the Magistrates’ Court, read our guide for information on:

  • what it means to represent yourself in a Court proceeding
  • Court fees that apply
  • stages in the process and what you need to do at each stage
  • forms you need to complete
  • documents you need to provide
  • where to get more information and support.

Read the guide: Appealing a Magistrates’ Court civil decision

Appeal a Criminal decision made by the Magistrates’ Court

If you are appealing a criminal matter contact the Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator for further help on Court process.