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 2022 are:

Summer: 24 December 2021 to 10 January 2022

Easter: 15 April 2022 to 18 April 2022

Winter: 4 July 2022 to 15 July 2022

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 2022 shall commence on Tuesday, 11 January 2022 and shall continue, except for the Easter and Winter Vacations and for Public Service holidays, until Friday, 23 December 2022.

Perth Criminal Sittings

Criminal sittings of the Supreme Court to be held at Perth during the year 2022 shall commence on the following days:

Tuesday 11 January
Tuesday 1 February
Tuesday 1 March
Friday 1 April
Monday 2 May
Wednesday 1 June
Friday 1 July
Monday 1 August
Thursday 1 September
Monday 3 October
Tuesday 1 November
Thursday 1 December

Last updated: 8-Feb-2022

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