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Courts measures

This dashboard provides information on the following measures:

Magistrates Court

  • Magistrates Court criminal clearance rate (% of finalisations to lodgements)
  • Magistrates Court criminal backlog indicator (pending cases > 12 months)
  • Magistrates Court - time from first hearing to finalisation (median weeks).

District Court

  • District Court criminal clearance rate (% of finalisations to lodgements)
  • District Court criminal backlog indicator (pending cases > 12 months)
  • District Court - time from first hearing to finalisation (median weeks)
  • time from first arraignment to trial start date (median weeks).

Youth Court

  • Youth Court criminal clearance rate (% of finalisations to lodgements)
  • Youth Court - time from first hearing to finalisation (median weeks).

For definitions of terms and data counting rules, please refer to the CJSRC measures technical report (PDF 608KB).