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Practice Direction No. 1 of 2022 - High Court Rules 2004 Approved Forms - 20 December 2022

This Practice Direction takes effect in relation to documents filed on or after 1 January 2023.

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High Court Amendment (Forms and Other Matters) Rules 2022 - 05 December 2022

The High Court Amendment (Forms and Other Matters) Rules 2022 were registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments on 21 November 2022.

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Update to the Profession: Amendments to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Family Law) Rules 2021 commencing 28 November 2022 - 25 November 2022

On Monday 28 November 2022, a number of amendments to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Family Law) Rules 2021 will commence.

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FCFCOA Expansion of the Lighthouse model - Update to the Profession #4 - 24 November 2022

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia is delighted to provide this last update with the commencement of the expansion of the Lighthouse model.

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The National Brief #11 - 17 November 2022

The November issue of the National Brief, the official newsletter of the Australian Bar Association

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FCFCOA Expansion of the Lighthouse model - Update to the Profession #3 - 16 November 2022

The third update focuses on the Evatt List which is the Courts’ specialist list for those matters that are considered to be of the highest risk, with a focus on family violence and other family safety risks.

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Hearing Protocol issued | FCFCOA PD COVID-19 Special Measures revoked - 10 November 2022

The Chief Justice, the Hon Chief Justice Alstergren AO, has issued the Special Measures Information Notice with effect from Monday, 7 November 2022 in the FCFCOA.

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FCFCOA Expansion of the Lighthouse model - Update to the Profession #2 - 10 November 2022

New court process focuses on the safety of children and their families by identifying and addressing issues of family violence and other risks

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Role of Junior Counsel in Commission proceedings - Notice to Profession - 07 November 2022

A Notice to the Profession from the President of the Fair Work Commission on the role of Junior Counsel in Commission proceedings

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FCFCOA Expansion of the Lighthouse model - Update to the Profession #1 - 28 October 2022

The Lighthouse model, a world-leading innovation in the risk screening, triage and assessment of family law matters, will be expanded from 28 November 2022.

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