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A strong national voice for family lawyers

The Family Law Section works cooperatively with elected representatives, policy makers, the courts, government agencies and numerous other bodies on a wide range of matters associated with the operation of family law. The Section recommends and responds to initiatives concerning legislative change and procedural reforms.

A subscription to Australian Family Lawyer

With its primary focus being the practical aspects of family law and associated areas, Australian Family Lawyer is published for members three times per year. Contributions are made by leading experts in family law and related areas.

FLS Case Update

Issued monthly, this electronic publication provides a list of cases published during the preceding month and identifies key cases recommended for further reading.

FLS News

Keeping members informed of the latest developments in the ever-changing world of family law, FLS News is an electronic publication issued fortnightly.

Professional development

Access to extensive and affordable continuing professional development and education programs aimed at promoting the highest technical standards among the national legal profession.

National Family Law Conference

Discounted registration to the biennial National Family Law Conferences. This Conference brings together representatives from government, the judiciary, academia, non-government organisations, the practicing profession and many associated disciplines from all parts of Australia and from many parts of the world. From very small beginnings in Hobart in 1984, the Conference has grown to become by far the largest regular event in the Australian legal calendar. The next conference will be held in Brisbane from 2-5 October 2018 at the award winning Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Practical help for family law practitioners

FLS initiatives include:

Social science resources

Exclusive access to social science resources housed on the Independent Children's Lawyers website developed by National Legal Aid.

Member logo

Members are given access to the annual Family Law Section membership logo for use on websites, marketing material or other documentation.

School holiday calendar

Members receive an annual, pocket sized school holiday calendar for quick reference.

New Zealand Law Society - Discount Membership

FLS Members have access to discount associate membership of the Family Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society.

Qantas Club corporate discount

Access to discounted Qantas Club membership is available to all FLS members.

 

What's New

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

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

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Presented by the Hunter Valley Family Law Practitioners Association.

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The 18th Biennial National Family Law Conference will be held in Brisbane 2-5 October, 2018.

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