Magistrates Court of Western Australia

Civil Rule Amendment

Civil Rule Amendment

Information on the Amended Magistrates Court Civil Rules.

COVID-19 Public Notice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The following public notice is provided to all users
of the Magistrates Court (including members of the
public and the legal profession) and details the
measures that the Magistrates Court has put in
place to mitigate the risks to our employees and
all Court users.

Register for eLodgment today!

Register for eLodgment today!

For more information see the eLodgment page.



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).

Public Notices

eCourts Portal

Go to the eCourts Portal website to view My Fines/Infringements, Todays Court Lists, Search Court Listings, Magistrates Court Online Forms, Notice of Residential Tenancy Applications, Guardianship & Administration and Pay invoice.

Quick Links

Court Locations & Contacts

Restraining Orders


In light of the current Novel Coronavirus pandemic, electronic filing in the civil jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court is now available and should be utilised where possible to limit your need to attend Magistrate Court locations.

The Court’s ECMS is the electronic case management system for managing proceedings in all Western Australian courts and tribunals and is available through the eLodgment system on the eCourts Portal for use by the legal profession, government agencies and self-represented litigants.

Proceedings in the Court’s civil jurisdiction are commenced by filing originating documents. Once commenced other documents can also be filed using the ECMS. Filing fees are paid online and all court orders and listings can be accessed electronically by parties to the proceedings.

Benefits of eLodgment include the ability to lodge civil procedure applications and forms electronically. Access court documetns and court orders 24/7. View online all civil procedure matters that you, or your client are linked to and receive court documents and court orders electronically.

Register for eLodgment.