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Melbourne Intensive

Registrations are selling fast for the in person Family Law Melbourne Intensive, Saturday May 21st 2022


The Duty List

Episode 26 of the Duty List with Trevor McKenna's presentation on Vaccination Orders is now available to watch

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2022 Online Intensive

Unlimited access to videos and papers presented by leaders in the field, with interesting, engaging, and practical content for all family law practitioners.



The Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia is the largest professional association for family law practitioners in Australia with a membership of over 3,000 members.


Australian Family Lawyer

Australia Family Lawyer Volume 30/3 - December 2021 now available


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The latest edition of FLS News is now available through the member library.

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The latest edition of FLS News is now available through the member library.

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Arbitration Training Course

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The program provides an excellent opportunity for you to get up to date with the latest developments in family law, gain CPD points, and network with ...

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