Law Council Media Release - Family Court merger opposed by 155 stakeholders, including 13 retired judges

17/02/2021

More than 155 stakeholders in Australia’s family law system have now signed an Open Letter to the Attorney-General opposing the Government’s flawed bill to abolish the specialist, stand-alone Family Court, the Law Council of Australia have stated in a media release.

These signatories represent a range of professions and community organisations who work with Australian families and include 11 retired Family Court and Federal Circuit Court (FCC) judges, in addition to former Chief Justices the Hon Elizabeth Evatt AC and the Hon Alastair Nicholson AO RFD QC.

The Law Council media release is available here.


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