District Court of Western Australia


The Court has appellate jurisdiction for appeals from the decisions of other Courts and Tribunals, as follows:

  • Appeals from the decisions of Magistrates sitting in the civil jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court (includes appeals against restraining orders, either made or refused).
  • Appeals against the decisions of Assessors of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal for awards or non-awards to victims of crime.
  • Appeals from the decisions of arbitrators made under Part XI of the Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981.


Last updated: 1-Jul-2019

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