Family Court of Western Australia

Family Court Registry

Information Vidoes


The Family Court of Western Australia has moved to the eCourts portal for all document lodgement.

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.


Updated Information Sharing MOU

The original Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) dated June 2008 to support the sharing of information between the Family Court of Western Australia (FCWA), the Department of Justice (DoJ), the Department of Communities (Communities) and Legal Aid Western Australia (LAWA) has been updated.


Family Law Registrar Vacancy (Pool 2 years)

Suitable applicants are being sought for the pool positions of Registrar, Family Court of Western Australia. Applications must be received before Monday 31 January at 4.30pm.


PD 1 of 2021 - New Family Court Rules 2021

The Family Court Rules 2021 were gazetted on 18 August 2021 and take effect on 23 August 2021.

All prescribed, non-prescribed and other forms and brochures for use in the Family Court of Western Australia have been modified.

See Practice Direction 1 of 2021