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The Department of Justice supports the community, Western Australian Government, judiciary and Parliament through the provision of access to high quality justice, legal and corrective services, information and products. The Department is the agency principally responsible for assisting the Attorney General and Minister for Corrective Services in developing and implementing policy and the administration and compliance with approximately 200 Acts.

The Department has a diverse range of services, which have the potential to affect all Western Australians. These include:

Justice Services

  • court and tribunal services
  • corrective services
  • offender management and community safety
  • victim support

Services to the Community

  • advocacy, guardianship and administration services
  • trustee services
  • birth, death and marriage services

Services to Government

  • policy advice
  • legal advice and representation
  • legislative drafting and related services

Contact us

Department of Justice
Level 23, David Malcolm Justice Centre
28 Barrack Street
PERTH WA 6000

Phone: 13 67 57 (Outside WA 8.00 am to 5.00 pm WST: (08) 9264 1600)

Postal Address

GPO Box F317
PERTH WA 6841

Media Enquiries

Phone: (08) 9264 6396



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