is the Gold Coast's
major courthouse and has jurisdiction to hear petty criminal offences and civil matters up to AUD
It is located in the Southport legal district. Southport Courthouse is a District Court.
A subsidiary Magistrates' Court is located at Coolangatta.
Court complex extensions
Queensland Premier Rob Borbidge
opened the $25.9 million Southport Court extensions and watch house on the 2nd February 1998.
Southport's judges are:
- Judge J.E. Newton - 25 February 1991
- Judge C.F Wall Q.C - 11 September 1996
- Judge M. E. Rackemann - 12 January 2004
- Judge F Kingham -17 July 2006