FAQs

Where is the Children's Court located?

The Children's Court is located at 160 Pier Street, PERTH, WA, 6000.

Contact details and locations for metropolitan and regional courts can be found on the Court Locations section of the Court and Tribunal Services website.

Children's Court Exterior

What is the postal address?

Perth Children's Court
160 Pier Street
PERTH WA 6000

What are the phone and fax numbers?

Phone: (08) 9218 0100
Fax: (08) 9221 1705

What are the Court's hours?

Perth Children's Court is open from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Protection and care proceedings generally start at 9am.

Criminal proceedings generally start at 10am.

These times may vary depending on the Court's caseloads.

Children's Court waiting area

What time will I appear in court if I have been asked to arrive early?

Each day at court there are a number of matters on the list.

Many factors influence the order in which these matters are called and the time that you will appear in court.

These factors differ daily, depending on what is going on in court.

Be prepared to wait a while before it is your turn.

Where can I park?

There are privately-run Wilson car parks located on Pier Street and Stirling Street.

These parking bays often fill up early in the day.

There is limited free parking available for court users behind the court on Nash Street.

Can I photocopy my documents at the Court?

No. The Court does not provide photocopying services.

Do I need a lawyer?

You should have legal representation to help you understand the law and the charge(s) against you.

If you need a lawyer, contact the Voluntary Court Welfare Service.

Are there childcare facilities available at the Court?

No. The Children's Court does not have childcare facilities.

Can I bring food or drinks to court?

No food or drinks are to be brought into the court, however, it may be allowed under certain health-related circumstances.

Contact the court if you have any queries.

A water fountain is available in the Court foyer.

Last updated: 30-Oct-2017

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