Latest family law News

Eleven new appointments to Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Increased resources for Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Newcastle Registry
New judges appointed to Newcastle registry of Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Unrepresented litigants in Victoria navigating family law system will benefit from pro-bono legal assistance scheme
Covid update: online and telephone services only for Lismore registry
New Director of NT Legal Aid Commission Appointed
Covid update: online and telephone services only for Sydney and Parramatta registries
Launch of Major Complex Financial Proceedings List Pilot for financial cases in family law
Record $95 million boost to legal help sector
Covid update: online and telephone services only for Melbourne and Dandenong registries
Pair Reappointed To Greyhound Racing Victoria Board
Human Services Dashboard 24 September
Reservation fees A distraction from family law costs and delays flawed merger bill will cause
Chief Justice Alstergren launches ground-breaking Lighthouse Project
Put families over politics, abandon flawed family court merger
Senate inquiry endorses Family Court reform Bills
Law Council congratulates new Family Law Appointments
Pandemic stress increased frequency and severity of domestic abuse
Courts are delighted to welcome new judicial appointments
Appointments to Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court
New family violence and notice of risk form will provide Courts with improved information and notification of risk
Dire Federal Circuit Court backlogs prove family court merger a risk to families, judges
Rural Issues and Law
Justice precinct a step closer for Sydney’s south west
Summer program helped bolster local indigent defense
Statement from Hon Will Alstergren on passing of Judge Guy Andrew
Statement of condolence on passing of Judge Guy Andrew
Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia welcome Government funding announced
Government provides funding to Launceston registry
Funding to upgrade Launceston Court facility
Courts win funding but wider legal sector misses out
Supporting justice system during COVID-19 pandemic
Guaranteeing essential services
Winners of 28th Annual Ernie Awards for Sexism 2020
Women’s Safety submission calls for $12 billion domestic violence plan
Court warmly welcomes appointment to bench of Melbourne family law barrister, Patrick O’Shannessy SC
Appointment to Federal Circuit Court of Australia
District Court judge appointed 15 September
Benjamin Law delivers online talk
Opening Statement: Inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence
Courts welcome proposed legislative changes that will lead to improved risk screening
Boosting support for at risk families in family law system
ACT Election 2020: A Just Canberra
Statement in response to NSW DFV Blueprint Reform Evaluation
How University helped refugees strike down Safe Third Country Agreement in a federal court
Men sentenced for helping parental abductions of children
Family justice system needs to incorporate children’s voices, Otago research
Screen Australia announces $1 million in Enterprise funding for 15 projects