About this inquiry

The bills would bring the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia together into an overarching, unified administrative structure to be known as the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, and make consequential amendments.

Track Inquiry

Upcoming Public Hearings

13 Dec 2018: Brisbane, QLD
14 Dec 2018: Townsville, QLD

Past Public Hearings

12 Dec 2018: Sydney, NSW
11 Dec 2018: Adelaide, SA
10 Dec 2018: Perth, WA

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Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

Accessibility

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Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2018, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018

On 23 August 2018 the Senate referred the provisions of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2018, Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Bill 2018 to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 15 April 2019.

The deadline for submissions to the inquiry is 23 November 2018.

The committee had previously resolved to report by 26 November 2018. The committee has since agreed that it will report at a time subsequent to that date.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794
legcon.sen@aph.gov.au

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