Attorney General announces Courts merger

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Attorney General announces Courts merger The Attorney General, Christian Porter made a shock announcement today that as of 1 January 2019, the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court would be merged into the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia. This came as a total surprise to the profession as no consultation […]

FLPA Retreat wraps up

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FLPA Retreat wraps up Yesterday wrapped up the two day FLPA Family Law Retreat starting with a powerful presentation by Rabia Siddique, an incredible woman described variously as an international humanitarian, speaker, author, retired British Army officer and former terrorism and war crimes prosecutor. I would simply describe her as inspirational. You can view her […]

Inaugural FLPA Retreat at Noosa

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Inaugural FLPA Retreat at Noosa Here we are on day 1 of Family Law Practitioners Association’s (FLPA) inaugural retreat being held in sunny Noosa on Friday and Saturday, 11 and 12 May. The program’s packed with interesting speakers covering the latest views concerning family law. I’m especially keen to hear of some of the social […]