Family Court of Australia news

National Contravention List to impose penalties on court order breaches

National Contravention List to impose penalties on court order breaches

The list was introduced following the merger of the Federal Circuit and Family Courts

COVID-19 and Australian courts and legal bodies updates: 3 September

COVID-19 and Australian courts and legal bodies updates: 3 September

Here are the latest updates from Australia's courts and legal bodies as the pandemic continues

New judicial appointments made to Family Court and Federal Circuit Court in Tasmania

New judicial appointments made to Family Court and Federal Circuit Court in Tasmania

The appointments come “at an exciting time of change” as the courts merge in September

Four new judges take the bench at Federal Circuit Court and Family Court

Four new judges take the bench at Federal Circuit Court and Family Court

The Law Council of Australia emphasised the need for more appointments to these courts

Legal bodies slam Family Court merger bill

Legal bodies slam Family Court merger bill

The legislation burdens Australian judges with an “impossible task,” the bodies say