Commonwealth Courts

Commonwealth Courts in order of hierarchy.

The following is a list of the Commonwealth Courts:

High Court

Location of Perth Office of the Registry

Federal Court Registry
Level 6, Commonwealth Law Courts Building
1 Victoria Avenue
PERTH WA 6000
Telephone: 61 8 9268 7100
Facsimile: 61 8 9221 3261
Email : enquiries@hcourt.gov.au
Website: http://www.hcourt.gov.au/

Federal Court

Location of Principal Registry

Locked Bag A6000
SYDNEY SOUTH NSW 1235
Telephone: (02) 9230 8473
Facsimile: (02) 9280 1381 (Note this fax number should not be used for filing documents relating to a case. Documents relating to a case should be filed in the Registry in which the case is being heard.)
Website: http://www.fedcourt.gov.au/

Location of WA District Registry

Level 6, Commonwealth Law Courts Building
1 Victoria Avenue
PERTH WA 6000
Telephone: 61 8  9268 7100
Facsimile: 61 8 9221 3261

Federal Circuit Court of Australia

Peter Durack Commonwealth Law Courts Building
1 Victoria Avenue
PERTH WA 6000
Telephone: 61 8  9268 7100
Email: waregistry@fedcourt.gov.au
Website: http://www.federalcircuitcourt.gov.au/
Website: http://www.fedcourt.gov.au/
Email: customer.service@federalcircuitcourt.gov.au (general federal law)
Email: enquiries@familylawcourts.gov.au (family law and child support issues)

Family Law Registries

Family Law Registries provide services to both the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia. These services include:

  • lodgement of documents
  • providing procedural advice and responding to enquiries
  • mail handling, and
  • listing of cases.

Telephone: 1300 352 000. Except Western Australia - please contact the Family Court of Western Australia on 61 8 9224 8222 or 1800 199 228.

Page reviewed 27 May 2022