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Family Law Council

Attorney-General's
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?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    0

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    3-5 National Circuit
    Barton ACT 2600
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair The Hon Deputy Chief Justice Robert Bruce McClelland 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member The Hon Jacoba Brasch 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member Dr Rachel Carson 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member The Hon John Faulks 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member Judge Alexandra Louise Harland 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member Ms Michelle Hayward 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member Ms. Anne Hollonds 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member Ms Julie Jackson 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member Commissioner Dr. Andrew Bickerdike 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member Dr Rae Kaspiew 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
Member Deputy Principal Registrar Ms. Virginia Wilson 7 December 2021 6 December 2024
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