Review of the family law system

Submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission

Content type

August 2018

Findings from the AIFS research program relevant to areas under consideration by the ALRC, including: the objectives and principles of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth); changes that could improve clients’ access to, and engagement with, family law system, services; legal principles around parenting and property, and adjudication and dispute resolution processes; potential improvements to services integration and inter-agency collaboration; insight into children’s experiences and perspectives, and factors affecting their wellbeing; family law system service professionals’ performance and skills; areas of potential improvement to governance and accountability.