Congratulations to our new Registrars

Congratulations to Mr Patrick Fitzgerald and Ms Edwina Gelston upon their appointments as the new Tasmanian Judicial Registrars.

Latest News

Child Safety Education and Information Project

Tasmania Legal Aid would appreciate your input to their survey The survey can be accessed via the following link: The survey will be open until the 1st September.

Tasmanian Judicial Appointments Announced

A win for Launceston!

Federal Government allocate $5.4 million for the relocation of the Launceston registry following a hard fought campaign!    

Our response to sexual harassment and bullying in the legal profession

‘Rebalancing the Scales’

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

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.


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…