Magistrates Court of Western Australia

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COVID-19 Public Notices

Public Notice

Until further Order, you are NOT permitted to enter any Magistrates Court building unless you:

  • are required to do so for a listed matter or you are a party, witness, counsel or have otherwise been directed to attend in relation to a matter;
  • require face to face services of the Registry;
  • hold a media accreditation card;
  • are a person who has the express prior approval from the Judicial Officer hearing the matter; and
  • are wearing a mask (as per the latest Government mandates).
For further information please contact your local Magistrates Court.



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 licence applications, dividing fences and restraining orders).

Quick Links

Court Locations & Contacts Pay a Fine

Restraining Orders FVRO Conferencing

Public Notices Self-Represented Litigants Guide

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.

eCourts Portal


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 documents 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

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