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All members of the legal profession are advised that the Law Courts Building in Queens Square has suffered another major flooding event due to a broken pipe on level 19 affecting all floors in the building.
The position is being assessed. Access to the premises will therefore be limited until further notice.
Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and Court of Criminal Appeal
Chief Justice Andrew Bell has advised the following:
The Federal Court has advised that owing to the flooding in the Court at Queens Square, there will be no in person hearings tomorrow at that location. Parties who have matters listed for tomorrow will be contacted by the chambers of the Federal Court judge in whose docket their matter is listed either this evening or in the morning, with further advice as to whether their matter can proceed in an online virtual hearing or not.
There will be further notices as the situation develops and members will be updated accordingly.
17 Sep 2023
We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and we pay respect to the Elders, past, present and future.