Final report

November 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76093-323-4

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Report

  Scope of the final report
  Response to the committee’s second interim report
  Further evidence and recommendations

Additional comments from the Australian Labor Party

  Recent Developments in Australia’s Family Law System
  Merger of the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court
  Recruitment of Registrars
  Expansion of the Family Advocacy and Support Services Program
  National Information Sharing Network
  Children’s Contact Services
  Increased Funding for Legal Services
  Lighthouse Project
  Priority Property Pools under $500,000 (PPP500) pilot
  Federal Family Violence Orders
  Final Comments

Additional comments from the Australian Greens

  Federal Circuit and Family Court
  Federal Family Violence Orders
  Funding and resources
  National Plan for Elimination of Violence Against Women and their children

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information

Appendix 2—Public hearings

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senior Clerk's Office
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3555
Fax: +61 2 6277 5809