Contact Principal Registry

Contact Details
(02) 9230 8567
8.30am - 5.00pm  - Mon-Fri
+612 9230 8567 - International enquiries
Hearing & speech impairment
(02) 9230 8824
This email should not be used for questions regarding matters before the Court - contact the Registry in the state the matter is/will be heard in (links are on the left)..
Opening hours:
9.00am - 5.00pm - Mon-Fri
Complaints enquiry:
(02) 9230 8341
Postal address:
Locked Bag A6000
Sydney South NSW 1235
Document Exchange:
Federal Court Map
Level 16, 184 Phillip St
Law Courts Building
Queens Square, Sydney
NSW 2000

The Principal Registry of the Court, located in Sydney, is responsible for the overall administrative policies and functions of the Court's registries. The Principal Registry also provides support to the Court’s governance through Judges' Committees.

Hearing or speech impairment

If you have a hearing or speech impairment, contact the Court through the National Relay Service:

  • TTY users:
    Phone 133 677
    then ask for the Principal Registry on (02) 9230 8567
  • Speak and Listen users:
    Phone 1300 555 727
    then ask for the Principal Registry on (02) 9230 8567
  • Internet relay user:
    Connect to the NRS (
    and then ask for the Principal Registry on (02) 9230 8567.