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Practice News

  • FCC News

    Costs increase under Schedule 1 of the Federal Circuit Court Rules 2001

    These increases apply after 3 August 2017.

    The Rule is here.
  • Child Support News

    "News for Families" for August 2017

    To read more about this latest news from the child support section of the Australian Government Department of Human Services see here.

    Do you have reportable fringe benefits? - posted on 5/7/2017 - The way we assess reportable fringe benefits has changed. This may affect your family income estimate.  ( ... )
  • Family Law News

    Foreign resident capital gains withholding payments.

    The Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia published the following in FLS News on 19 July 2017:

    From 1 July 2016, the tax legislation has provided that purchasers of real property for $2m, or more, must withhold 10% of the purchase price and remit that sum to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), unless the vendor can produce at settlement a "clearance certificate" ( ... )
  • Family Court news

    Family Court Bulletin - December 2016 edition out now.

    See here for the latest edition of the biannual Family Court Bulletin.
  • Family Court of WA

    This site, at our Members' Home Page, contains the Family Court Act 1997 (WA) and all data and documentation from the website of the Family Court of Western Australia, including WA procedure, forms, fees and some precedents. Our members also receive live links to all practice and other notices published by the Family Court of Western Australia as soon as they issue.

    At our Members' Home Page, our members may click below for live links to any of the following:

    Family Law Act 1975.
    Family Law Rules 2004.
    Family Law Regulations 1984.
    Family Court Act 1997 (WA).
    Family Court Rules 1998 (WA).
    Family Court Regulations 1998 (WA).
    Case Management Guidelines (WA) from 7 May 2012
    Court news and media releases.
    Family Court of WA home page.
    About the Family Court of WA.
    Counselling and family consultancy, Family Court of WA.
    Resolving your dispute, Family Court of WA.
    Kits, forms, brochures, Family Court of WA.
    Miscellaneous WA precedents in Word - Minute for Application for Consent Orders (WA) and minute of consent orders (WA).
    e-services, Family Court of WA.
    Court fees, Family Court of WA effective 1 December 2010.
    Court list, Family Court of WA.
    Adoptions - approval of WA adoption applications.
    Surrogacy - applications under the Surrogacy Act 2008 (WA).
    Judgments of the Family Court of WA.
    WA legal resources.
    Missing persons WA.
    Frequently asked questions, Family Court of WA

  • Relevant Legislation

    Links to all relevant legislation, both Commonwealth and WA, and practice directions and case management guidelines are available for subscribers at our online members' Practice News under "relevant legislation".

    Family Law Act 1975
    Family Law Rules 2004
    Family Law Regulations 1984
    Family Court of Australia practice directions
    Family Court Act 1997 (WA)
    Family Court Rules 1998 (WA)
    Family Court of WA case management guidelines
    Federal Circuit Court of Australia Act 1999
    Federal Circuit Court Rules 2001
    Federal Circuit Court practice directions
    Family Law (Fees) Regulation 2102
    Family Law (Superannuation) Regulations 2001
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993
    Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994
    Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
    Child Support (Registration and Collection) Regulations 1988