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District Court of Western Australia

500 Hay Street, PERTH, 6000
08 9425 2128

Notable People

NamePositionYear Started
Michael Gething
Michael Gething
Judge2016
Belinda Lonsdale
Belinda Lonsdale
Judge2017
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Kate Glancy
Judge2017
Hylton Quail
Hylton Quail
Judge2017
Fiona Vernon
Fiona Vernon
Judge2017
Wendy Gillan
Wendy Gillan
Judge2018
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Amanda Burrows
Judge2018
John Prior
John Prior
Judge2018
* Most Senior WA Executive

Past Employees

NamePositionYear StartedYear Ended
Anthony Derrick Judge (since 2010)20092018
Jane Crisford Justice20042016
Michael Gething Principal Registrar20042014

Biography

The District Court is an intermediate trial court placing it between the Magistrates Court and the Supreme Court in the Western Australian courts hierarchy. The District Court deals with serious criminal offences including serious assaults, sexual assaults, serious fraud and commercial theft, burglary and drug offences. The District Court also determines civil claims up to $750,000 and has unlimited jurisdiction in claims for damages for personal injury.
Biography last updated 12 Mar 2018

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