The Federal Circuit, Family Court of AU Commences | LPI

Today, 1 September 2021, marks a significant occasion in the history of Australia’s federal court system with the commencement of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (the Court), as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2021 (FCFCOA Act) takes effect.

The Court comprises two divisions; Division 1 (a continuation of the Family Court of Australia) and deals only with family law matters, and Division 2 (a continuation of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia) deals with family law, migration and other general federal law matters.

The full Media Release is available from the Court’s new website.

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