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Chillagoe - JP Service Centre (Cockatoo Hotel/Motel)


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Chillagoe - JP Service Centre (Cockatoo Hotel/Motel)

We are delighted to advise that our FREE JP Service Centre is open Monday to Saturday between 10.00 am & 2.00 pm… by appointment ONLY.

Justices of the Peace (JPs) are voluntary appointed officers who carry out a range of legally related tasks to help the community.

JP services can range from witnessing and signing formal documents to hearing certain types of court matters. By performing these services, they allow lawyers and the courts to concentrate on complex legal matters.

Justices of the Peace provide a range of FREE legal services that include, but are not restricted to:

  • Affidavits - Federal, State, Interstate & International
  • Applications under the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012
  • Blue Card Applications
  • Camera-detected Traffic Infringement Offence Notice - Statutory Declarations
  • Certifying Personal Photo Identity Documents (Drivers Licence, Passport)
  • Certifying true copies of Original documents
  • Commonwealth, State and Interstate Documents
  • Consent to the marriage of a minor
  • Enduring Forms: Powers of Attorney & Advanced Health Directives
  • Federal Circuit & Family Law Court Affidavits
  • General Powers of Attorney
  • Land Registry Forms (including Mortgage, Transfer & Lease)
  • Statutory Declarations - Commonwealth, State, Interstate & International
  • Titles Registry Forms - Mortgage, Transfers & Lease
  • Witnessing Last Will and Testaments
  • Witnessing Legal documents


PLEASE NOTE: Clients wishing to have copies of documents certified must provide both the original and copy/s

Additional volunteers most welcome to join our local JPs FNQ GROUP JP Team.

Contact: Team Leader & Site Coordinator, Selwyn Johnston: 0418 243 652 or e-mail: [email protected]


Quick Facts About The Region

CHILLAGOE - JP Service Centre is located in the suburb of Chillagoe, the council of Mareeba, the state electorate of Cook and the federal electorate of Kennedy.