Fears that Family Court, Federal Circuit Court merger will result in 'watering down' of family law system

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated July 1 2021 - 3:36pm, first published November 22 2020 - 4:00pm
The Family Court could merge with the Federal Circuit Court, creating a new court - the FCFC.

The federal government has reached the next step in its attempt to merge the Family Court with the Federal Circuit Court - a move a Tasmanian family law specialist fears will result in less priority on family violence support.


Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010