The Council advises the Commonwealth Attorney-General about family law matters, the Family Law Act 1975, and the provision of legal aid for family law matters. Members include a Family Court judge and other judges, persons appointed under the Public Service Act 1999, State public servants, family counsellors, family dispute resolution practitioners and other persons as the Attorney-General sees fit.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Family Law Act 1975, section 115

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    21 November 1976

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