Anthony wins Family Law Prize

FLPA would like to congratulate Anthony Stavrinos as the winner of the University of Tasmania Family Law Prize.  Anthony was presented his prize by the Honourable Michael Kirby.

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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…

Structural Reform of the Federal Courts

See the attached links for the Attorney-General’s Department Media Release on the proposed new structure for the Federal Circuit and and Family Law Courts to commence 1 January 2019 as…

Family Law Inquiry – Updated November 2018

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FLPA donates to the Alannah and Madeline Foundation

FLPA was proud to be part of a presentation on the 2nd of March 2018 where FLPA donated $1000 towards the purchase of Alannah and Madeline Foundation buddy bags.  Our…