Profession updates

The Honourable Justice Baumann has advised that on 24 February, his Honour will be conducting a trial call over of matters allocated to the Family Court of Australia’s trial pool before 31 July 2020. It is anticipated that those matters ready to proceed to trial will be listed for trial in 2021.
His Honour Justice Burns, has advised that from Monday 8 February 2021 the Supreme and District Courts will, for the most part, return to the conduct of jury trials in the traditional way.
Following the July 2020 release of the Online Application for a Court Event form, the Department of Justice and Attorney-General (DJAG) has amended the online form to extend to Childrens Court youth justice matters.
The resources step teachers through how to conduct a Judge for Yourself session with their class over two lessons and provide learning exercises that focus on key curriculum areas using legal principles from each court case.

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