District Court of Western Australia

Public Notices

Public Notices

In response to the impact of COVID–19
the following advice is given to users
of the Court, including members of the public
and the legal profession.

Public Notice - Amendment to Practice
Direction 17 - Change in practice due
to COVID-19

District Court building

District Court building

District Court building

District Court building

District Court Hearing Room


Welcome to the District Court of Western Australia

The District Court is an intermediate trial court placing it between the Magistrates Court and the Supreme Court in the Western Australian courts hierarchy.

The District Court deals with serious criminal offences including serious assaults, sexual assaults, serious fraud and commercial theft, burglary and drug offences. The District Court also determines civil claims up to $750,000 and has unlimited jurisdiction in claims for damages for personal injury.

More information can be found on the About the Court page.

Information on this site is provided for research and public information purposes. We hope you find the site interesting and informative.

Welcome Ceremony for Her Honour Judge Sarah Russell

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