Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System

The Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System was appointed by resolution of the Senate on 18 September 2019 and resolution of the House of Representatives on 19 September 2019.

Submissions close: 18 December 2019

Reporting date: 30 June 2021

The committee was originally due to present its final report on or before 7 October 2020. On 31 August 2020, both Houses of Parliament agreed to extend the reporting date to 25 February 2021.

The committee tabled its first interim report on 7 October 2020.

The committee tabled its second interim report on 15 and 16 March 2021. The second interim report details the committee's views and recommendations on the family law system. This concludes the committee's inquiry into the family law system.

On 22 and 23 February 2021, the Parliament agreed to extend the presentation of the final report until 30 June 2021. The committee intends that the final report will outline the committee's views and recommendations on the child support system and its interaction with the family law system.

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Committee Secretariat contact:

Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3439
Fax: +61 2 6277 5809
familylaw.sen@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

The Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System was appointed by resolution of the Senate on 18 September 2019 and resolution of the House of Representatives on 19 September 2019.

Track Inquiry

Upcoming Public Hearings

19 May 2021: Canberra

Past Public Hearings

23 Nov 2020: Canberra
16 Sep 2020: Canberra
19 Aug 2020: Canberra

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Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed

Accessibility

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