The Old Court House on the corner of Cliff Road and Harbour Street,  Wollongong is the oldest surviving civic building (1858) in Wollongong.


It was the second court house to be built in Wollongong. 

The first was nearby to it in Harbour Street.


The third being the existing one in Market Street, considerably expanded to meet the growing needs of the Wollongong area.

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Old Court House Wollongong c 2013
Old Court House Wollongong c 2013

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Old Court House Wollongong c 2013
Old Court House Wollongong c 2013

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4th Garrison Artill. Drill Hall 1905
4th Garrison Artill. Drill Hall 1905

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Old Court House Wollongong c 2013
Old Court House Wollongong c 2013

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ON SALE:    Part 1 of the Old Court House History - Court House Era 1858-1885

Prices:    Soft cover - $15.00   or   Digital pdf copy - $10.00

See "How to get a copy" below, for details

The groups that use the Old Court House reflect the diversity of the Community which it has been part of since 1858.

The Community cannot be taken out of its Environment and Heritage.

Neither can the Environment and Heritage be taken out of its Community


The Old Courthouse Management



A Large Variety





How to get a copy

Click on Book Cover (on the left of screen) to send an email requesting the type of copy.  Please include details of your name and postal address if your request a soft cover copy of the book. 

A return email will send you an  invoice of the total cost, including postage (if applicable), and the direct deposit details for payment. 

On confirmation of your payment being received, your copy will be sent out.

OR Call in during office hours (see CONTACT of the website for details) to purchase your copy in person


The Old Wollongong Court House is the oldest surviving civic building in Wollongong.  It is a Heritage Listed building owned by the Wollongong City Council and managed by the Old Courthouse Management Committee (incorporated).


The Old Court House is used by a wide variety of community groups.  It features meetings, classes and exhibitions by groups as diverse as yoga, embroidery, quilting, gardening, heritage, meditation, painting, porcelain art, toastmasters, orchid societies, and an 'in house' art studio in the 'Old Customs Shed'.  It is also used by couples as a wedding venue.


The office in the Old Court House manages the use of the venue.


For more information about the Old Court House 'click' on the buttons at the top of the website pages.


If you wish to make contact 'click' on the 'CONTACT' at the top of any page on the website.