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Australian Case Law

Western Australian Authorised Reports


The authorised report series for the Supreme Court of Western Australia is the Western Australian Reports: 

  • Western Australian Law Reports - 1899 - 1959 - AustLII
  • Western Australian Reports - 1960 - 1982 - available in hardcopy
  • Western Australian Reports - 1983 - current -  Westlaw AU (UniMelb access)

The State Reports (Western Australia) - Westlaw AU and hardcopy:

  • Reports of cases decided by the District Court, the Children's Court, the Family Court exercising state jurisdiction, the State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia, the Mining Wardens' Court and the Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal.

Western Australian Unreported judgments


eCourts Portal of Western Australia contain unreported judgments from the following courts:

  • District Court of Western Australia - 1996 - current
  • Family Court of Western Australia - 2004 - current
  • State Administrative Tribunal - 2001 - current
  • Supreme Court of Western Australia - 1991 - current

Unreported judgments for various courts and tribunals are also available on AustLII.