Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Southport, Queensland
Traditional Custodians of the Land
The Bundjalung and Yugambeh people

About the project

This project was designed to provide a complete replacement for the existing watch house and to substantially upgrade and augment the existing courthouse facilities on the site and to proceed while all of the existing Courthouse and Police Station functions continued to operate normally.

The complex comprises of 5 District Courts, 9 Magistrates Courts, a Central Registry, accommodation for 13 Magistrates, 6 Judges, and cells for 68 detainees.