You do not need any special skills to serve as a juror. Most registered New South Wales voters over the age of 18 can serve as jurors. Whether you are a professor or a plumber, a shop assistant or a scientist, a retiree or a restaurant owner, you can serve as a juror.
There are two categories of people who cannot do jury service. They are those who are excluded from the jury roll and those who are exempt from jury service.
People may be excluded from the jury roll because they:
People may be exempt or have a right to claim exemption from jury service because of their employment. Those who can apply for exemption include doctors, dentists, clergy and emergency workers.
For details see Exempt from jury service.
Let the Office of the Sheriff know if you fall into any of these categories.
08 May 2023
We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and we pay respect to the Elders, past, present and future.