‘Rebalancing the Scales’

A recent report by Anglicare takes a look at access to justice for parents in the Tasmanian Child Safety system

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Co-Location of Child Safety Service and Police at Family Law Courts

FLPA are currently working with representatives from Child Safety Services and Police regarding the co-location of CSS and Police at the FLCs.

COVID-19

FLPA will continue to update its members via e-mail as best it can regarding local developments in regards to COVID-19 but can we urge all practitioners to also keep updated…

Family Law Prize dual winners for 2020

Congratulations to Ms Indigo McKenzie and Mr Matthew MacDonald as the 2020 winners of the University of Tasmania Family Law Prize.

ABC News ‘Family Court in Launceston Dangerous!’

The Family Law Practitioners Association of Tasmania has been advocating for a safer Launceston Registry for a number of years.  It was great to see this make headlines in the…

Tasmania’s Child Advocate

Read about Tasmania’s Child Advocate, Sonya Pringle Jones

FLPA comment following the release of the ALRC Report

FLPA comment following the release of the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Report into the Family Law System. Below you can find links to the FLPA media release and the final…

New Family Law Amendments

The Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Act 2018 (No. 97, 2018) commenced on 1 September 2018. A link to the Act is provided below.  

Launceston Registry Survey

If you appear in the Launceston Registry of the Family Court/Federal Circuit Courts we would love it if you could take 5 minutes to complete this confidential survey.

Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-Examination of Parties) Act 2018

The Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-Examination of Parties) Act 2018 commenced 10 March 2019 to apply to cross examinations from 10 September 2019.  Please follow the link to…