Practice Notes

Practice Notes – Children’s Court Criminal Law

Practice Note No.8 Apprehended Domestic and Personal Violence Proceedings in the Children’s Court.

Practice Note  No. 11 Youth Koori Court.

Practice Note No.12 Criminal Proceedings in the Children’s Court

Practice Notes – Coroners Court

Practice Note No 1 of 2018 

Practice Note 3 of 2021

Practice Notes – Local Court Criminal Law

Local Court Practice Note Crim 1 – Case Management of Criminal Proceedings in the Local Court.

Local Court Practice Note Comm 1 – Procedures To Be Adopted For Committal Hearings in the Local Court (for matters commenced before 30 April 2018).

Local Court Practice Note Comm 2 – Procedures To Be Adopted For Committal Proceedings in the Local Court (for matters commenced on or after 30 April 2018).

Practice Note 2 of 2012 – Domestic and Personal Violence Proceedings.

Practice Notes – District Court Criminal Law


Practice Note 2 – Circuit Sittings of the District Court

Practice Note 3 – Provision of Psychiatric Reports to Correctional Facilities

Practice Note 4 – Media Access to Sexual Assault proceedings Heard in Camera

Practice Note 5 – Management of Prescribed Sexual Offence Proceedings.

Practice Note 6 – Sexual Assault Case List

Practice Note 8 – Removal of Judgments from the Internet

Practice Note 10 – Work Health and Safety Act Prosecutions

Practice Note 11 – Child Sexual Offence Evidence Pilot – Downing Centre

Practice Note 13 – Call Over For Trials in Circuit Sittings.

Practice Note 16 – Work Health and Safety Act Prosecutions.

Practice Note 18 – Criminal Trials

Practice Note 19 – Criminal Trials at Circuit Sittings

Practice Note 20 – Sentence Matters

Practice Note 21 – Appeals Against Conviction

Practice Note 22 – Vacated Trials Due to COVID-19

 Practice Notes – Supreme Court Criminal Law

Re-Issued Supreme Court Practice Note SC CL No.2 – Criminal Proceedings

Supreme Court Practice Note SC CL No. 5 – Urgent Matter in the Common Law Division

Supreme Court Practice Note SC CL No. 8 – Media Access to Sexual Assault Proceedings Heard in Camera

Supreme Court Practice Note SC CL No.9 – Removal of Judgments from the Internet

Supreme Court Practice Note SC CL No.10 – Proceeds of Crime and Criminal Assets

Supreme Court Practice Note SC CL No. 11 – Bail 

 Practice Notes – NSW Court of Criminal Appeal

Re-Issued Practice Note SC No. SC CCA 1 – General

Practice Directions – High Court of Australia

Practice Direction No.1 of 2010 – Revocation of Existing Practice Directions

Practice Direction No.2 of 2010 – Use of Initials or Pseudonyms in Applications

Practice Direction No.1 of 2016 – Applications for Suppression Order or Non-Publication Order.

Practice Direction No.1 of 2019 – Legislation and Authorities Appeals and Other Full Court Matters.

Practice Direction No.1 of 2020 – Electronic Filing of Documents – cases commenced before 20 January 2020.

Practice Direction No.3 of 2020 – Evidence by Affidavit