The Western Australian Industrial Magistrates Court will be closed from 4.00 pm on Friday, 22 December 2023 until 8.30 am on Tuesday, 2 January 2024.


During this period, Court documents can still be lodged for filing via email to


Please note if you are filing or lodging a document which is to be done so within a prescribed time or on a prescribed date and the Registry is closed on the last day on which it may be filed, it is taken to have been filed within time if it is filed or lodged on the next day that our Registry is open for business.

Welcome to the Industrial Magistrates Court of Western Australia


The Industrial Magistrates Court of Western Australia is established pursuant to section 81 of the Industrial Relations Act 1979 (WA) and can deal with breaches of legislated minimum entitlements and industrial instruments (such as awards, industrial or enterprise agreements, and orders).

Claims can be made pursuant to:

  • Industrial Relations Act 1979 (WA) including breaches of:
  • Long Service Leave Act 1958 (WA)
  • Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), including small claims under section 548
  • Orders of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission

In addition to its power under the Industrial Relations Act 1979 (WA), the Court can hear certain matters pursuant to the Construction Industry Portable Paid Long Service Leave Act 1985 (WA) and the Children and Community Services Act 2004 (WA).

Please see Information for more detail on the types of claims the Court can deal with.

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Contact us

Industrial Magistrates Court of Western Australia
17th Floor
111 St Georges Terrace

Phone : 9420 4467
Facsimile : (08) 9420 4500
Free Fax 1800 804 987
For general queries, please email:
 For lodging a document electronically by means of an email attachment:  click here
Electronic lodgement email is ONLY for lodging of documents with the court, all queries MUST be directed to the Registry.



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