Supreme Court of Western Australia

Court Calendar

Supreme Court Vacations

The vacations observed in the Supreme Court are the summer vacation, the Easter vacation, and the winter vacation. The vacation periods for 2020 are:

Summer: 25 December 2019 to 14 January 2020

Easter: 10 April 2020 to 14 April 2020

Winter: 6 July 2020 to 20 July 2020

Summer: 25 December 2020 to 12 January 2021

Supreme Court Holidays

Rule 5 of Order 68 of the Rules of the Supreme Court provides that the several offices of the Supreme Court shall be open every day of the year except Saturdays, Sundays, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, and all public service holidays.

Perth Court of Appeal Sittings

The Court of Appeal will sit throughout the legal year.

Perth Civil Sittings

Civil sittings of the Supreme Court at Perth for the trial of causes and issues of fact during the year 2020 shall commence on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 and shall continue, except for the Easter and Winter Vacations and for Public Service holidays, until Thursday, 24 December 2020.

Perth Criminal Sittings

Criminal sittings of the Supreme Court to be held at Perth during the year 2019 shall commence on the following days:

Tuesday 14 January
Monday 3 February
Tuesday 3 March
Wednesday 1 April
Friday 1 May
Monday 1 June
Wednesday 1 July
Monday 3 August
Tuesday 1 September
Thursday 1 October
Monday 2 November
Tuesday 1 December


Last updated: 18-Feb-2020

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