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The Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia is the largest professional association for family law practitioners, with a membership of more than 5,200. We exist to positively influence the development and practice of family law, and to promote professional excellence for those engaged in the family law system. Proudly serving the profession since 1985.

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NOW LIVE: Online Intensive 2021

The 2021 Online Intensive is the pre-recorded video version of the in-person Family Law Intensive and has just launched!


The Duty List

The Duty List is a new series of short videos developed by the Family Law Section.

The Duty List will help members in these challenging times with information, case notes and stories that will keep you and your practice educated, informed and up to date. Hopefully, they will even entertain!

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New video

Full video of Senior Registrar Anne-Marie Rice discussing Court Based Dispute Resolution is now available.

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The latest edition of FLS News is now available through the member library.

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The latest edition of FLS News is now available through the member library.

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The Family Law Section is pleased to announce the return of the Michael Taussig QC Family Law Essay Awards in 2021.

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