Tasmanian Family Law Pathways
 
 
 
 

Court Sittings - all dates subject to change and availability

Launceston Court Sittings
Family Court of Australia

Justice Benjamin

12 – 23 February 2018
08 – 11 May 2018
16 – 27 July 2018
06 – 16 November 2018

Federal Circuit Court

Judge McGuire

15 – 19 January 2018
29 January – 02 February 2018
05 - 09 March 2018
16 – 27 April 2018
21 May – 1 June 2018
30 July – 10 August 2018
20 – 31 August 2018
17 – 28 September 2018
22 – 26 October 2018
19 – 23 November 2018
10 – 21 December 2018

Registrar Weidmann - Divorce Hearings

21 January 2018
10 April 2018
15 May 2018
26 June 2018
25 July 2018
11 September 2018
16 October 2018
27 November 2018

Burnie Court Sittings
Federal Circuit Court

Judge McGuire


Week commencing: 
13 March 2018
09 April 2018
14 May 2018
09 July 2018
13 August 2018
24 September 2018*
22 October 2018*
12 November 2018
03 December 2018
*Please note the change of sitting date.
Devonport Court Sittings
Federal Circuit Court

Registrar Weidmann – Conferences ONLY
22 February 2018
12 April 2018
17 May 2018
28 June 2018
26 July 2018
13 September 2018
18 October 2018
29 November 2018
Sittings

 
Hobart Court Sittings
Family Court of Australia

Justice Benjamin


Federal Circuit Court

Judge Baker


16 & 17 April 2018
07 & 08 May 2018
04 & 05 June 2018
09 & 10 July 2018
06 & 07 August 2018
17 & 18 September 2018
29 & 30 October 2018
16 & 27 November 2018

Registrar Weidmann

04 & 18 April 2018
02, 09, 23 & 30 May 2018
06, 13 & 20 June 2018
04, 11, & 18 July 2018
01 August 2018
05, 19 & 26 September 2018
03, 10, 24 & 31 October 2018
07, 14, & 21 November 2018
05, 12 & 19 December 2018

Service Waiting Times

 
Childrens Contact Services

Launceston - Relationships Australia Tas. CCS
Intake Assessments: 1 -2 weeks
Changeover: 0-1 weeks
Supervised Visit: 1 - 2 weeks

North West - Relationships Australia Tas. CCS
Intake Assessment: 0 – 1 Weeks
Changeover: 1 - 2 weeks
Supervised Visit: 1 - 2 weeks

Hobart - Relationships Australia Tas. CCS
Intake Assessment: 0 - 1 weeks
Changeover: 2 - 4 weeks
Supervised Visit Weekday: 6 - 8 weeks
Supervised Visit Weekend: 3 - 6 weeks
 
Supervised Playgroups

Hobart Save the Children Contact Play2Learn

Supervised Playgroups (children 0-5 only)
Bridgewater tagari lia Child and Family Centre:

Mondays 1.00 - 2.45pm
Intake Assessment: 1 - 2 weeks
Supervised Contact sessions, as required

Hobart Save the Children Contact Play2Learn
Supervised Playgroups (children 0-5 only)
Clarence Plains Child and Family Centre, Clarendon Vale:

Wednesdays 1.00 - 2.45pm
Intake Assessment: 1 - 2 weeks
Supervised Contact sessions, as required

 
Please Note: Phone the relevant CCS to check the current status of waiting list prior to making orders of parenting agreement.
 
Family Mediation and Counselling Services

 
CatholicCare Tasmania
 
Devonport:
1 - 2 weeks
85 Best Street
Phone:  (03) 6423 6100
 
Burnie:
1 - 2 weeks
108 Mount Street
Phone: (03) 6431 8555

Relationships Australia
Launceston: 1 - 2 weeks
Hobart: 3 - 4 weeks

Positive Solutions (includes Family Dispute Resolution and Family Counselling)
Launceston: 0-1 weeks
Hobart: 0-1 weeks
 
Family Relationship Centres

Launceston FRC:  1 - 2 weeks

Devonport FRC: 1 - 2 weeks

Hobart FRC: 3 - 4 weeks
 
Parenting Separately Programs

Launceston:1 - 2 weeks

Hobart: 4 weeks