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Attorney General announces Courts merger

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 had taken place prior to the announcement.

As details of the proposal are revealed, we will let you know what this might mean for Australian families.