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Future Focus of Family Law Services
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The Attorney Generals Department (AGD) commissioned KPMG last year to consult with the sector and provide a report on the future directions of the Family Law Services.  The report and two appendices are now available.  AGD are planning to consult with a broad range of family relationship service providers and other stakeholders in relation to […]

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FDR Scholarships for ATSI and/or CALD Backgrounds
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FAMILY DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PEOPLE OF ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER AND/OR CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS Thursday, April 30, 2015 Today I am announcing that the Australian Government is providing $150,000 to fund a further scholarships program that aims to facilitate training for people from Indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds to deliver […]

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Proposed amendments to binding financial agreement provisions of the Family Law Act 1975
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Attorney-General for Australia Minister for the Arts Senator the Hon George Brandis QC Consultation opens on proposed amendments to laws governing pre-nuptial agreements 30 April 2015 Today I am releasing an exposure draft of proposed legislative amendments to the binding financial agreement provisions of the Family Law Act 1975. The Australian Government is seeking feedback […]

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