Fast, precise and secure Queensland Courts transcripts — exclusive to Auscript.
Auscript is the exclusive provider of recording and transcription services to Queensland Courts. Auscript guarantees transcripts are 99% accurate and offers same-day delivery to anywhere in the state. You can order transcripts and access them online at MyAuscript, our secure portal, at any time.
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- Guaranteed quality — we check that every transcript is over 99% accurate
- Fast and always on time — we transcribe matters as they happen, working around the clock to deliver final transcripts within two hours of adjournment
- Cost-effective — we offer a range of delivery times and enable you to specify the exact time of proceedings, so you only order and pay for what you need
- Peace of mind — all staff hold security clearances, and all transcription is carried out in Australia
- Multiple formats — we can deliver transcripts in many formats, including PDF and Word, so you can work with the record the way you want to
- Flexible delivery — you can choose how to receive your transcript – via email, stored on our secure MyAuscript site or delivered by courier
Official Transcripts of Queensland Courts and Tribunals
From 22 April to the 1 July 2013, Auscript will be taking over court recording and transcription responsibilities throughout Queensland’s Courts and Tribunals. For the full changeover schedule, click here. By early July, Auscript will be the sole provider of court reporting services to Queensland’s Courts, including:
- Magistrates Court - The Magistrates Court is the first level of the Queensland Courts system. Most criminal cases are first heard, in some form, in this court. Most civil actions are also heard here.
- District Court - The District Court deals with serious criminal offences such as rape, armed robbery and fraud. Juries are used to decide if defendants are guilty or not guilty.
- Supreme Court - The Supreme Court is the highest court in Queensland and includes the trial division and the Court of Appeal.
- Childrens Court (Magistrates and District Court) - Magistrates and District Court matters involving juveniles (people under the age of 17) are dealt with in a special court known as Childrens Court. Childrens Court matters are heard in a closed court. This means only those directly involved in the case may be present and no one is permitted to publish any information which can be used to identify the defendant.
- Land Court – The Land Court is constituted under the Act to hear and determine matters relating to valuation and natural resource issues.
- Coroners Court – The Coroners Court is responsible for investigating reportable deaths that occur in Queensland.
- Court of Appeal - The Court of Appeal is a division of the Supreme Court and hears all appeals from the Supreme and District Courts, and many tribunals.
- Mental Health Court - The Mental Health Court decides the state of mind of people charged with criminal offences.
- Planning and Environment Court – Planning and Environment Court hears matters relating to planning and development, environmental protection, coastal protection and management, fisheries, marine parks etc.
- Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) - QCAT is an independent tribunal which actively resolves disputes in a way that is fair, just, accessible, quick and inexpensive.
- Queensland Industrial Court - The Industrial Court hears appeals on error of law or lack or excess of jurisdiction against decisions of the Commission, Industrial Registrar or Industrial Magistrates.
- Queensland Industrial Relations Commission - The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission is an independent tribunal established to conciliate and arbitrate industrial matters in the State of Queensland.
Costs and Delivery Options
In civil matters, transcript costs can vary depending on how many words are spoken in each hearing. In the Queensland Courts, the average hearing results in approximately 125 words being spoken per minute. The table below uses this average to demonstrate an approximate price based on existing data and are shown exclusive of GST.
Place an order online
Auscript has developed a fast and easy way for you to order transcripts. It’s called MyAuscript, and it lets you place orders, make payments via credit card and see your orders as they are going through our production processes. Best of all, it’s free.
Order and pay for your Queensland Courts transcripts online using the free MyAuscript service.
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Frequently asked questions
What is the ordering process?
To place an order, click on the “Order Now!” button to the left of the screen. If you would prefer to order using a form you can print and return, please select the appropriate form from the list above.
How will I get the transcript?
You will receive the transcript in PDF and Microsoft Word format via email. If you have placed your order using ‘MyAuscript’, you will also be able to collect it when you log in.
Can I share the transcript?
No. Sharing transcripts is a direct breach of copyright and could lead to increases in transcript prices. In instances where transcript sharing is suspected or admitted to, Auscript reserves the right to withhold services.