Family Court of Western Australia

Interpreter Services

The Family Court provides interpreters for people using the Court who have limited English fluency or a hearing impairment.

Interpreters are available to interpret:

  • court hearings
  • conciliation conferences
  • mediations
  • information on court procedures (either by telephone or in person)

The Interpreter Services Policy has details of the services the Court provides.

To book an interpreter

Where one of the parties needs an interpreter, they must complete and sign an interpreter request form. The completed form should then be forwarded to the Court's Audio Visual Officer in the Caseflow section of the court.

It is suggested that requests be made as soon as possible after the hearing date is notified to ensure an appropriate interpreter for that language is available.

Parties are no longer required to make their own interpreter bookings. The court uses the services of various interpreting service providers.


Last updated: 13-Jul-2018

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