Children's Court of Western Australia


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 Magistrates Court website.

Children's Court Exterior

Perth Children's Court
160 Pier Street

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

Perth Children's Court building is open from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

The registry counter is open from 9am to 4pm, but is closed from 1pm to 2pm. 

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

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.

There are privately-run Wilson car parks located on Pier Street and Stirling Street, and City of Perth street parking on Pier Street and James Street. See the City of Perth Parking website for further parking information.

The Courthouse is located behind McIver Railway Station and two blocks from the Perth City Railway Station.

A range of bus services also stop within close proximity to the Courthouse. See the Transperth website.

No. The Court does not provide photocopying services.

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.

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

Food or drinks may be brought into the court waiting rooms, however, hot food or hard/glass drink containers are not permitted.

A vending machine and water fountains are available in the Court foyer.

Last updated: 17-Oct-2022

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