Law Courts

The South Australian Law Courts comprise Magistrates Court, District Court and Supreme Court that deal with civil, criminal and administrative matters. Within this arrangement of courts are a range of specialist courts including the Youth Court and Environment Resources and Development Court.

Teachers can book class visits to the Adelaide Magistrates Court and access the online resources which are designed to help students understand the way in which courts work, in particular the role played by courts as ethical decision-makers. Other court locations can also provide a focus of the visit.


260-280 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000

Law Courts

260-280 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000

School bookings

ALL school visits must be booked in advance.

To book a visit, please use the online booking system.

Online booking system

(Link to website)

For more information or to discuss your student learning needs please contact the Courts directly:

Organising your visit

Detailed information pertaining to class visits protocols can be found on the Courts website.

Courts website

(Link to website)

Airport style security machines are used and point of entry searches conducted at all courts.

Limited bag storage facilities are available in the Adelaide Magistrates Court.

Limited parking is available near the Adelaide Magistrates Court in the CBD. For bus parking by negotiation on the Torrens Parade Grounds please contact Tom Parker on 08 8203 9855 or 0403 253 203.

Filter programs for Law Courts

The role of juries eBook
The role of juries eBook

HASS - Civics and CitizenshipDigital/eLearning
What's the Story: eBook
What’s the Story: eBook

Students are able to use the iBook as a means for a self-paced exploration of the complexities of sentencing and decision-making in a court room environment.

HASS - Civics and Citizenship
HASS - History