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Media and news

Find news about the programs and services of the Department of Communities and Justice, as well as Ministerial and Departmental media releases, responses to the media and speeches made by key people in the NSW justice sector.

Media Contacts

For all media enquiries please contact: 

Department of Communities and Justice: (02) 9716 2804

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics & Research: (02) 8346 1100 and press 1 for media or email bcsr@justice.nsw.gov.au

NSW Local, Coroner’s, Children’s and Drug Courts:
0484 012 391 or email localcourtmedia@courts.nsw.gov.au

NSW District Court: (02) 9287 7359   

NSW Supreme Court: (02) 9230 8190

Youth Justice: phone (02) 9716 2804 or email media.unit@facs.nsw.gov.au

Corrective Services: phone 0419 258 290 (no text messages) or email csnsw.media@justice.nsw.gov.au

Please note: Journalists and authors are not permitted to visit inmates or interview them by phone without the written permission of the media unit.

Please note if your enquiry is NOT related to media please contact the Department of Communities and Justice head office - 02 8688 7777.