Caretaker Period
City of Marion observes caretaker conventions related to the upcoming Council Election. During Caretaker Period, we will apply our Caretaker Policy while continuing the business-as-usual operations of the organisation.
Caretaker Policy
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Justice of the Peace (JP)

A Justice of the Peace (JP) in South Australia is typically someone of good stature in the community who, providing they are satisfied with the capability of the signatory, is authorised to witness and sign:

  • Statutory declarations
  • Affidavits
  • Waiver rights
  • Search warrants
  • Divorce documents

A JP can also certify copies of original documents as well as witness the signing of advanced care directive documents.

Justice of the Peace Services

For the Administration Centre - 245 Sturt Road, Sturt SA 5047, please see the below timetable. No bookings required.

City of Marion - Administration Centre

Standard availability

245 Sturt Road, Sturt

  • Monday: 9am to 3pm (1st Monday of each month 9am-12pm only)
  • Tuesday: 9am to 3pm
  • Wednesday: 9am to 3pm
  • Thursday: 9am to 12pm
  • Friday: 9am to 12pm

*Please call 8375 6600 to confirm JP availability for the day. No bookings required.

Other locations

Park Holme Library

Standard availability

Duncan Avenue, Park Holme SA 5043

  • Tuesday: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Thursday: 10am to 12pm (until November 10)
  • Thursday: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 12pm

*Please call 8375 6745 to confirm JP availability for the day. No bookings required.

Cove Civic Centre

Standard availability

1 Ragamuffin Drive, Hallett Cove SA 5158

  • Monday: 2pm to 4pm
  • Tuesday: 12pm to 2pm
  • Thursday: 5pm to 6:30pm

*Please call 8375 6755 to confirm JP availability for the day. No bookings required.


Please organise your photocopying requirements prior to attending the Administration Centre.
Photocopying is available (fees apply) at either Officeworks or any Australia Post outlet.
Photocopying facilities are available at our library branches.

Limit on the quantity of documents

No more than 20 certified copies can be signed per person.
You may also visit the Attorney-General's website to find a JP near you.