Latest family law News

Brisbane family lawyer, Ms Tuskeen Jacobs, appointed to the FCFCOA
2024 Judicial Plenary of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Increase To Family Law Fees 18 June
Inquiry seeking evidence to improve access for victim-survivors in the family law system to family violence orders
AIFS Appoints Research Director, Systems And Services
New judicial appointments to the Melbourne and Brisbane registries of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Law Week 2024
Commonwealth Budget provides funding to the Court for new judicial appointments and support for migration cases
Retirement of Director of Australian Institute of Family Studies
Radio Interview – ABC RN Breakfast 7 May
Landmark Family Law Act Reforms Come Into Effect
Aboriginal Community Information – Legal Aid NSW 6 May
Family law has been overhauled. With the new changes about to kick in, how will they affect children?
Press Conference – Melbourne 19 April
Therapy Dog Zoey ‘sworn in’ to the Federal Circuit and Family Court in Hobart
Child protection expert appointed Magistrate
Parent Place Outreach service to extend beyond initial trial
Indigenous families in the Lismore region have greatly benefited from specialised services helping families navigate the family law system
Access to justice top of Budget wish list
Study exposes oppression of mothers in Brazil’s family courts
Financial incentives to bring lawyers to bush
Family law specialist appointed as a Family Court Magistrate
2024 Law Council of Australia Executive
Contributions honoured at Gala Dinner
Access to justice requires major boost to legal assistance service funding
Senior Judicial Registrar Lisa O’Neill finalist in prestigious Dame Quentin Bryce Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate Award
Tasmanian Attorney-General gives deadline to Federal Government over Burnie court funding
Access to justice for all should not be undervalued
Indigenous families in the Newcastle region to benefit from specialist services dedicated to assisting families navigate the family law system
New approach for family law property disputes saves time, money and stress for people facing family violence and other risks
Spotlight on social justice in Community Service Law Awards
Passage of landmark family law reforms
Direct financial help available for those fleeing violence
Investment to reduce migration backlog welcomed
Principles that apply to WHS duties – new case studies
Appointment of District Court Judge
Long journey ends with great graduation success
Consultation on further family law reforms
$8.1 million to expand Redfern Legal Centre’s financial abuse service statewide
Australia is not equipped to keep at-risk families safe during a crisis: report
Review of Family Relationship Services Program
Experienced Registrar Appointed as a Family Court Magistrate
Court best placed to make decisions in best interests of children
Honorary degree for former Māori Land Court Chief Judge
Strengthening Australia’s child support scheme
Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia secures court premises in Burnie
Increasing financial support for visa holders experiencing violence
Aboriginal Community Information – Legal Aid NSW 30 June