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Children's Court of Western Australia
Government of Western Australia State Coat of Arms
Children's Court of Western Australia

Protection and Care Proceedings Implementation of Forms

Information Note

New protection and care forms under Practice Direction 6 of 2021 have now been finalised. The new forms are:

  • Application for initiating proceedings (Department of Communities form).
  • Application for initiating proceedings (for use by a party other than the Department of Communities).
  • Application in a proceeding.
  • Multiple Children Schedule.
  • Notice of Acting/Ceasing to Act.
  • Court Appointed Expert Report.

The forms are to be used in all protection proceedings, effective from 13 December 2021. Old forms will not be accepted for lodgment after that date.

All forms, except the Department of Communities application form, may be downloaded.


Judge Hylton Quail

President of the Children's Court of Western Australia
8 December 2021


Last updated: 2 March 2023

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