The Family Law Section (FLS) of the Law Council of Australia is the largest professional association for family law practitioners, with a membership of more than 3,000 from all Australian States and Territories and a number of international members.
The Section is constituted, organised, and regulated by by-laws approved by the Directors of the Law Council of Australia. The work of the Section is guided by its strategic plan.
Michael Walters, Director
Lydia Godding, Administrative Coordinator
Tara Willoughby, Membership and Communications Coordinator
The Family Law Section exists to positively influence the development and practice of family law for the benefit of its members and the general community and to promote professional excellence and influence decision making so that the family law system in Australia is fair, respected, functional, and responsive to community needs.
Membership and membership services: To increase membership growth and retention through the delivery of first-class membership services, events, and professional development programs based on an understanding of members’ needs.
Representation: To effectively represent the interests of members with decision-makers and influencers and lead the development of family law in Australia.
Organisation and management: To ensure the Section is effectively resourced and managed, consistent with its aims, values, and commitment to members.
With the health, economic, and structural challenges facing our profession, a strong representative voice in family law has never been more vital and we thank you for your continued membership support.
Family Law Section
Law Council of Australia
GPO Box 1989
Canberra ACT 2601
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