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Welcome to the Magistrates Court of Western Australia

The Magistrates Court of Western Australia has multiple registries located around the State to deal with:

  • Criminal - offence-based matters; and
  • Civil - claims for debt or damages and non-offence based matters (eg extraordinary drivers licence applications, dividing fences and restraining orders).

News Alert

National Domestic Violence Order Scheme

On 25 November 2017, the National Domestic Violence Order Scheme (NDVOS) commenced. From this date, every new family violence restraining order and police order will be automatically recognised and enforceable across Australia.

If your restraining order (of a domestic nature) was issued before 25 November 2017, you can choose to have it declared a nationally recognised order so that you are protected across Australia. However, if you are not planning to travel to or live within another state or territory, you may choose not to declare your order. You will remain protected in WA.

For further information about the Scheme see the NDVOS Fact Sheet on the Restraining Orders page.

Self help guide for Magistrates Court criminal trials

Representing yourself at a Magistrates Court criminal trial is a new online self help guide. Go to Criminal Matters for more information and a link to the resource.

eCourts Portal

Select eCourts Portal to view My Fines/Infringements, Todays Court Lists, Search Court Listings, Magistrates Court Online Forms and Notice of Residential Tenancy Applications.

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