Reopening of Perth Children's Court Detention Centre
Perth Children's Court detention centre repairs and renovations have been completed and the detention facilities are fully operational as of Monday 17 July 2023.
From 19 July 2023 the temporary detention arrangements published in Information Note (7 March 2023) will no longer apply. Accused persons in custody who are required to appear in Perth Children's Court, or who are in custody following arrest, can be brought to the detention centre at the Perth Children's Court in accordance with usual procedures.
From 19 July 2023 young persons remanded in custody at Unit 18 Casuarina Prison must appear in person in Perth Children's Court in accordance with Information Note and Interim Directions (23 September 2022), unless otherwise ordered by the Court.
Judge Hylton Quail
President of the Children's Court of Western Australia
17 July 2023
Last updated: 18 July 2023