28 March 2018

The Australian Bar Association (ABA) welcomes the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) review into the family law system. The family law system is undergoing its first, independent comprehensive review since the inception of the Family Law Act 1975. The ABA recognises the importance of family law in the lives of many Australians and supports consideration of law reform of the family law system to ensure it meets the needs of modern Australian families. The ABA looks forward to responding to the issues paper and welcomes reform which would enable early and cost-effective resolution of family law disputes.

MEDIA ENQUIRIES: Cindy Penrose 0420 309 420 or ceo@austbar.asn.au

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