Magistrates Court of Western Australia – www.magistratescourt.wa.gov.au

The Magistrates Court deals with civil matters that involve:

  • claims for debt or damages of up to $75,000;
  • minor claims for debt or damages up to $10,000;
  • consumer/trader claims over the sale, supply or hire of goods or services;
  • residential tenancy matters involving amounts up to $10,000; and
  • claims for the recovery of ‘real property’ up to a gross rental value of $75,000.

There are a range of forms for use in all civil proceedings initiated in the Magistrates Court, which are available from the Court’s website.

Michael Duncan