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22 March, 2023

Media Release: Indigenous families in the Lismore region to benefit from specialised services dedicated to helping families navigate the family law system

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia - Division 2 (the Court), is pleased to announce the commencement of a Specialist Indigenous List (SIL) operating from Lismore registry in NSW.  A welcome ceremony involving key local Indigenous legal support services was hosted by the Court in Lismore today to mark the commencement of the List and expansion of local support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families who are involved in family law proceedings.

09 February, 2023

International focus on family violence and safety reforms as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia hosts New Zealand Family Court judges

Two senior New Zealand Family Court judges and representatives from the New Zealand Ministry of Justice are visiting the Federal Circuit and family Court of Australia this week, to share ideas and discuss initiatives that address issues of family violence, risk screening and safety measures in family law cases.