Family Court of Western Australia


All document lodgement at the Family Court of Western Australia is now by way of the eCourts portal.

To commence using this portal you will need to register with your file number and participant I.D please contact the Family Court call centre to obtain this number on (08) 9224 8222. If you are an employee of a law firm you will need to contact the administrator of your law firm who will be able to create your new eCourts Portal account.

If you are experiencing any technical difficulties with your eCourts Portal account, please contact the Courts Technology Helpdesk at or (08) 9425 2645.


Court Fees Increase on 1 July 2024
The fees payable in the Court will increase from 1 July 2024 to reflect changes to the consumer price index over the past financial year. [26/06/2024]

COVID-19 - Request to Attend Electronically
If you test positive to COVID-19 and you are due to attend a court hearing or trial, you may be able to attend by phone or video link subject to the approval of the Judicial Officer. [11/06/2024]

Changes to the Family Law Act to commence 6 May 2024 and to the Family Court Act thereafter
From 6 May 2024, recent amendments to the Commonwealth Family Law Act (which applies to cases concerning children whose parents were, or are, married, to each other) will commence. [03/05/2024]

The Family Court of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Western Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to the people, their cultures and the elders, past, present and emerging.