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Busselton Court House and Police Complex


Heritage Council

Place Number

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4 Queen St Busselton

Location Details

Cnr Marine Tce

Other Name(s)

Old Court House & Police Complex Precinct

Local Government



South West

Construction Date

Constructed from 1860 to 1900

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
State Register Registered 20 Aug 1993 Register Entry

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Classified by the National Trust Classified 27 Mar 1972

Register of the National Estate Permanent 01 Nov 1983

Municipal Inventory Adopted 20 Jun 1996 Category 1

Category 1

These places are the most important places in the Shire with the highest cultural heritage values, and generally have built features that are part of their significance. Some of these places have been assessed by the Heritage Council of WA and have been included in the State Register. These places are afforded statutory protection under the Heritage of Western Australia Act 1990.

City of Busselton


The place is well maintained and is in fair to good condition.


Name Type Year From Year To
Richard Roach Jewell & George Temple Poole Architect - -
State of WA (Vested Shire of Busselton) Architect - -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
11778 Busselton Court House and Police Complex Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2020
497 Report on Busselton Arts Centre (former Courthouse and police complex) Busselton Western Australia. Report 1979
3709 Old Busselton Courthouse & Police Complex : final report on conservation works. Heritage Study {Other} 1998
3216 Old Busselton Courthouse and Police Complex : Conservation Plan. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1997
426 Conservation of the Busselton Arts Centre (former Courthouse and police complex) Busselton Western Australia : a report. Heritage Study {Other} 1984

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Courthouse
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Police Station or Quarters
Original Use COMMERCIAL Office or Administration Bldg
Present Use COMMERCIAL Shop\Retail Store {single}

Architectural Styles

Federation Bungalow
Victorian Georgian

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Common Brick
Wall STONE Limestone
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron

Historic Themes

General Specific
TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS River & sea transport
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Community services & utilities

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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