Joint Media Release: Family Court merger ‘undesirable’ for families, former Family Court Chief Justices say

30/11/2020

A coalition comprising the Law Council of Australia, Community Legal Centres Australia, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services, Women's Legal Services Australia and two former Chief Justices of the Family Court of Australia, has issued a media release stating that the Federal Government’s bill to abolish the specialist, stand-alone Family Court would have devastating impacts on families and result in a significant loss of structural, systemic specialisation.

The media release is available here.


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