This series comrpises bench record and summons books kept by the Court of Petty Sessions, Longreach and Magistrates Court, Longreach.
Sittings of the Licensing Court, the Industrial Magistrates Court, the Inquiry/Coroners Court, the Police Court, the Valuation Appeals Court and the Bankruptcy Court are also recorded.
The following details are recorded:- number, complainant, defendant, offence, plea, adjudication and signature of magistrate.
Offences include unlawfully depasturing stock, breaches of Council regulations, assault, breaches of the Liquor Act, failure to return an income tax return, breaches of the Land Act, breaches of the State Election Act, obscene language, breaches of the Wireless Telegraphy Act, breaches of the Traffic Act etc.
Sittings for the Court of Petty Sessions 25 Jun 1964 - 18 Dec 1964, are recorded in the same volume as sittings of the Magistrates Court, 15 Jan 1965 - 24 Mar 1966 (A/48720).