The head of the Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia, the Hon Will Alstergren, yesterday released a statement to reaffirm the Courts purpose and ensure that Courts remain open to assist parties, and to provide parents with some general guidance.

The full statement can be read by following the link below on the Law Council of Australia website:

https://www.familylawsection.org.au/images/COVID_19_Updates/20200324_FCA_FCCA_MR_COVID19__ChiefJustice_Statement_ParentingOrders.pdf

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