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Court Orders - What You Need to Know

Top ten Guide for Managing Parenting in a Pandemic


Public Notice (5): COVID-19 (22 May 2020)

The Court's priority at this time is with the health and safety of its staff and users. The patience of all court users with any disruption to the business of the Court is appreciated. The following directions in relation to the business of the Family Court of Western Australia are effective immediately. Download Family Court of Western Australia - Public Notice (5) - Covid-19


Travel to and from Western Australia

The WA Government has now introduced restrictions on travel to Western Australia (see here for more details). A person will not be in breach of these restrictions if they are required to enter Western Australia under, or to give effect to, an order of an Australian court.


Public Gatherings and Regional Travel Restrictions

The WA Government has now introduced further restrictions on certain gatherings and travel within Western Australia to assist in reducing the spread of COVID-19. This news items explains the restrictions as they apply to attendance at the Court and parties obligations under parenting plans, court orders or other parenting agreements.


Managing Parenting in a Pandemic

This Top Ten Guide for managing parenting in a pandemic document was produced by the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia, and was inspired by a publication from the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts in the US.

The Family Law Section has compiled these TOP TEN suggestions to help separated parents navigate this difficult time.