Family Law Resources and Helpful Links

Court Links

Family Court of Australia: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/home/

Federal Circuit Court of Australia: http://www.federalcircuitcourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fccweb/home

Family & Federal Circuit Court Filing Fees: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/forms-and-fees/fees-and-costs/fees

Family Dispute Resolution & Mediation

Family Court and FDR: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/family-law-matters/family-dispute-resolution

Relationships Australia: www.relationships.org.au

Family Relationship Centre: www.familyrelationships.gov.au

Find a FDR Practitioner: www.fdrr.ag.gov.au

Mediation Experts: http://www.mediationexperts.com.au/

Resolution Partners: http://www.resolutionpartners.com.au/Resolution_Partners___Dispute_Resolution_Specialists/Resolution_Partners___Home.html

Brisbane Mediations: http://www.brisbanemediations.com.au/

Family Court Brochures

Applying to the Court for orders: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/applications/applying-to-the-court-for-orders

Before you file – pre-action procedure for financial cases: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/financial/before-you-file-pre-action-procedure-for-financial-cases-%28prescribed-brochure%29

Before you file – pre-action procedure for parenting cases: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/getting-ready-for-court/before-you-file-pre-action-procedure-for-parenting-cases-%28prescribed-brochure%29

Children and international travel after family separation: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/international/children-and-international-travel-after-family-separation

Compliance with parenting orders: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/court-orders/compliance-with-parenting-orders

Compulsory Family Dispute Resolution – court procedures and requirements: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/getting-ready-for-court/compulsory-family-dispute-resolution-court-procedures-and-requirements

Do you have fears for your safety when attending court: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/family+violence/fears-for-safety-when-attending-court

Duty of Disclosure: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/applications/duty-of-disclosure
Exposure to Family Violence and its effect on children

http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/Child+Dispute+Services/exposure-to-family-violence-and-its-effect-on-children

Family Law and Bankruptcy: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/bankruptcy/family-law-and-bankruptcy

Family Law and superannuation: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/divorce/family-law-and-superannuation

Family Violence and Best Practice Principals: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/Family+Violence/family-violence-best-practice-principles-december-2015

Going to Court – tips for your court hearing

http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/getting-ready-for-court/going-to-court-tips-for-your-court-hearing

Guidelines for exemption of court fees: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/fees/guidelines-for-exemption-of-court-fees

Guidelines for reduced fees – divorce and decree of nullity application: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/fees/guidelines-for-reduced-fee-divorce-and-decree-of-nullity-application

Have you been married less than 2 years?: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/separation/have-you-been-married-less-than-two-years

Marriage, families and separation: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/parenting/marriage-families-and-separation

Parental Conflict and its effect on children: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/separation/parental-conflict-and-its-effect-on-children

Parenting orders – obligations, consequences and who can help: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/court-orders/parenting-orders-obligations-consequences-and-who-can-help

Recovery Orders: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/international/recovery-orders

Separation and Stress: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/separation/separation-and-stress

Separated but living under the one roof: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/separation/separated-but-living-under-one-roof

Domestic Violence & Risk of Harm

Queensland Courts: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/getting-ready-for-court/going-to-court-tips-for-your-court-hearing

Police Link (for non urgent matters): https://www.police.qld.gov.au/programs/policelink/

Queensland Police (for non urgent matters): www.police.qld.gov.au

Brisbane Domestic Violence Service: http://www.bdvs.org.au/

Domestic Violence Crisis Centre: www.dvcs.org.au

National Assault, Family and Domestic Violence Counselling line: https://www.1800respect.org.au/

Domestic Violence Prevention Centre: www.domesticviolence.com.au

Department of Child Safety: https://www.communities.qld.gov.au/childsafety/protecting-children/contacts

Sexual Assault – Help, Assistance and Contacts: https://www.health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault/html/contact.asp

Alcohol & Drug Use

Alcoholics Anonymous: http://www.aa.org.au/

Narcotics Anonymous: https://www.na.org.au/multi/

Child Support

Child Support Agency: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/dhs/child-support

Child Support Estimators: https://processing.csa.gov.au/estimator/About.aspx

Support and Counselling Services

Family Relationships Centre: www.familyrelationships.gov.au

Commonwealth Department of Family and Community Services: www.fahcsia.gov.au

Relationships Australia: www.relationships.org.au

Centacare: www.centacare.org.au

Lifeline: https://www.lifeline.org.au/

Kids Help Line: http://kidshelpline.com.au/

National Council for Single Mothers: www.ncsmc.org.au

Mensline Australia: www.mensline.org.au

Parenting Teens: www.parentingteens.com

Uniting Care Community: www.uccommunity.org.au

Spiritus: www.spiritus.org.au

Property Matters

Redbook: www.redbook.com.au

Carpoint: www.carpoint.com.au

Legislation

Family Law Act 1975: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/cth/consol_act/fla1975114/

Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012: http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/CURRENT/D/DomeFamVPA12.pdf

Other

Our Children Australia: www.ourchildren.com.au

Translating Services: http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/Child+Dispute+Services/exposure-to-family-violence-and-its-effect-on-children

Womens Legal Services: https://www.wlsq.org.au/

Caxton Legal Services: https://caxton.org.au/

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