Useful links for COVID-19 information
It’s a confusing time and we understand people have many questions across a range of areas, including family law and parenting, employment, tenancy and consumer queries. The community legal sector and related social services organisations have created plenty of resources – links below – to answer the questions you have trying to get through this time as best possible.
The border closures have made life more difficult for people who cross the border as part of their daily life. Please call Service NSW with all permit queries on 13 77 88. Links to FAQ factsheets are below for Victorian and NSW residents. If a border closure has led to problems with your family law arrangements, please call us on 1800 918 377 to discuss.
Our office is closed to the public, but you can still call us on 1800 918 377 or contact us through the website . If we are unable to assist you, we can refer you on to other appropriate services.
If you’re wondering how you can do the right thing to help stop the coronavirus spread, just visit the websites below.
Family law & parenting
The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia has the latest information to answer many of your questions about Parenting Orders and contact arrangements. You can find more links below, including Victoria Legal Aid and Legal Aid NSW.
Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia – useful Q&A and resource page for parents
• E-file all documents (hard copies not to be posted to or filed in the registry)
• Email them if the documents cannot be e-filed (e.g. exceed restriction of 100 pp)
• All subpoena viewing is by appointment only
• Appointments can only be made in urgent cases or where a hearing is scheduled within 4 weeks of the appointment.
Consumer, employment, tenancy and social services