What are the changes?
In May 2018 the Attorney General Christian Porter announced changes to the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court. These changes are scheduled to occur in early 2019 and would see the two systems combined into one in an attempt to reduce the lengthy wait times for family law matters to progress to trial. The intention of the changes is to eliminate the number of matters which are transferred between the two systems and improve overall efficiency.
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