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05 February, 2024

Media Release: New judicial appointment to the Darwin registry of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia

The Attorney-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Honourable Mark Dreyfus KC MP has today announced the appointment of Mr Anastasis (Tass) Liveris as a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA) (Division 2).

05 February, 2024

Media Release: Indigenous families in the Lismore region have greatly benefited from specialised services helping families navigate the family law system

In March last year, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (the Courts) launched a Specialist Indigenous List (SIL) operating from the Lismore registry in NSW. The SIL was designed to better meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parties and children, and to adopt an appropriate degree of informality in relevant family law proceedings.

23 November, 2023

Media release: Senior Judicial Registrar Lisa O’Neill finalist in prestigious Dame Quentin Bryce Domestic Violence Prevention Advocate Award

It is with pride that the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1 and Division 2) (the Courts) congratulate Senior Judicial Registrar Lisa O’Neill for being listed as a finalist for the 2023 Dame Quentin Bryce Domestic Violence P