Family Court of Western Australia

News & Media Releases

Priority Property Pools under $500,000 (PPP500)


The Family Court of WA has introduced a new case management pathway for designated applications for a property settlement filed after 1 October 2023. See Practice Direction (No. 1 of 2023).

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Court Fees Increase on 1 July 2023


The fees payable in the Court will increase from 1 July 2023 to reflect changes to the consumer price index over the past financial year.

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Family Law Registrar Vacancy (Pool 2 years)


Suitable applicants are being sought for the positions of Registrar, Family Court of Western Australia.

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Reconciliation Statement


On 29 May 2023 a joint sitting of all Western Australian courts and tribunals will be held to mark the launch of the Western Australian Courts and Tribunals Reconciliation Statement.

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Employment Opportunity


The Family Court of Western Australia invites applications for the position of Associate to Chief Judge (Legal) from persons with a tertiary qualification in Law (preferably Honours, but not essential).

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