New factsheets on family law changes

The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia has issued new factsheets with yesterday’s commencement of the Family Law (Information Sharing) Act 2023.

The Act amends the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) to provide a court-driven way to enhance the sharing of child abuse, neglect, and family violence risk information in family law matters.

The Attorney-General’s Department has published the following information about the changes:

Family Law Amendment (Information Sharing) Act 2023: Factsheet for Professionals

Family Law Amendment (Information Sharing) Act 2023: Factsheet for Parents and Parties

Family Law Information Sharing


For the Department’s factsheet relating to the Family Law Amendment Act 2023 (Cth)which also commenced yesterday, please see Factsheet on Family Law Act changes.

The Court has also published information about the family law changes here.

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