Tag Archives: Federal Circuit Court

Overflow Causes The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court to Merge

By | May 12, 2021

Many know that the family law courts are overflowing with matters and many of those matters relate to family violence and abuse, neglect, or harm coming to children. Some may not know that the majority of all family law matters that go to Court start off in the Federal Circuit Court. This Court (originally named The Federal Magistrates… Read More »

Merging of the federal circuit court of Australia and Family Court

By | April 23, 2021

Although the exact legislative nature and effect of the proposed restructuring is unknown, the preliminary Government announcements have indicated the new FCFCA will have three distinct benefits to the parties: – Uniform rules and forms; A new appeal division for family law matters; and Single lineated court structure. In regard to the first benefit, the implementation of uniform… Read More »

What’s The Lighthouse Project effect in Brisbane, Australia 2021?

By | March 3, 2021

The Lighthouse Project came into effect in the Brisbane Registry of the Family and Federal Circuit Court of Australia in early 2021. It is a pilot program designed to assist the most vulnerable participants in parenting matters with concerns as to family violence, abuse or neglect, substance issues, and other safety issues. Please read the originial post here:… Read More »