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Monday Briefs 15 April

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

Change for a system in distress

For the first time in more than 40 years, we have seen a comprehensive review of the family law system, undertaken by the Australian Law Reform Commission.

The ALRC’s final report on the family law system, which was released last week, makes 60 recommendations in total, including a recommendation that the Federal Government consider options to establish family courts in “all states and territories” and abolish first instance federal family courts. >

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