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Children's Court of Western Australia
Children's Court of Western Australia

Judicial Officers

Magistrates of the Perth court hear matters in Perth and metropolitan courts. These include Joondalup, Midland, Armadale, Fremantle and Rockingham.

Magistrates in regional areas generally conduct Children's Court matters in their region.

The President of the Children's Court hears matters in Perth. As well as regional areas on a circuit basis.

The Children's Court includes the following judicial officers:


His Honour Judge Hylton Quail

Full-time Children's Court Magistrates

Magistrate Stephen Vose
Magistrate Andrée Horrigan
Magistrate Wendy Hughes
Magistrate Sarah Dewsbury
Magistrate Alana Padmanabham

Acting Magistrates

Acting Magistrate Edward deVries
Acting Magistrate Stephen Wilson


Kyle Martin

Last updated: 8 March 2023

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