Statistics are provided for 30 June and 31 December year-ends.
The High Court provides statistics on criminal and civil court workloads and statistics on waiting times for scheduled hearings. Statistics on workloads cover:
- New business
- Active cases
Definitions and glossary
Definitions are available within each spreadsheet.
A glossary of terms is available.
Statistics are available for the following periods
Court workload is seasonal. It can be misleading to compare active cases and/or waiting times at 30 June with those at 31 December.
Archived court statistics
Archived court statistics, by all courts and jurisdictions, from the year 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011 to the year 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016, can be accessed here.
Judicial media inquiries - Senior Courts (Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, High Court)
Contact: Cate Brett - Chief Advisor, Judicial Development and Communications
Phone: (04) 466 3437
Cell phone: 021 557 874
Email: Cate Brett