Children's Court

Surry Hills Children's Court

66-78 Albion Street


Phone: 02 8667-2100

Fax: 02 8667-2130


About the court

The new Surry Hills Children's Court opened and commenced sittings on 15 January 2018. 

Surry Hills Children's Court replaces Bidura Children's Court which closed permanently on 7 July 2017.

Surry Hills Children's Court is a 4-court complex, with state of the art Audio-Visual Link (AVL) facilities, 2 conciliation rooms, witness protection rooms as well as space for support services and agencies that support the Children's Court.  

Hours of opening

8.30 am - 4.30 pm

Court sittings

  • Monday: Police CAN list, AVO, hearings
  • Tuesday: Police CAN list, AVO, hearings
  • Wednesday: Hearings
  • Thursday: Care list, hearings, education
  • Friday: Hearings

Getting to court 

Public transport: It is roughly a 6 minute walk from Central Train Station to Surry Hill's Children's Court. Trains to Central Station arrive regularly. 

Paid parking is available at numerous car parks in Sydney as well as various metered on and off-street locations in the CBD.