Law and Order

This page is a portal to information on the history of the City’s legal authorities – courts, police and prisons

  • Emu Plains Convict Farm: This farm, established by Governor Lachlan Macquarie in 1819 covered 2000 acres at Emu Plains. It operated from 1819 until 1832 when it was closed and the land subdivided and sold as the town of Emu and farms.