Tasmanian Family Law Pathways
 
 
 
 

Court Sittings - all dates subject to change and availability

Launceston Court Sittings

Family Court of Australia
Justice Benjamin

15 – 26 July 2019
05 – 15 November 2019

Federal Circuit Court
Judge McGuire

29 April – 3 May 2019
17 – 28 June 2019
29 July – 09 August 2019
23 September – 4 October 2019
14 – 25 October 2019
09 – 20 December 2019

Registrar Weidmann - Divorce Hearings

14 May 2019
12 June 2019
09 July 2019

13 August 2019
03 September 2019
08 October 2019
26 November 2019

 

Burnie Court Sittings

Federal Circuit Court
Judge McGuire
Week commencing: 
08 April 2019
06 May 2019
15 July 2019
09 September 2019
11 November 2019
02 December 2019

Devonport Court Sittings

Federal Circuit Court or Family Court of Australia

Registrar Weidmann – Conferences ONLY
16 May 2019
11 July 2019
15 August 2019

05 September 2019
10 October 2019
28 November 2019
Sittings

 

Hobart Court Sittings

Family Court of Australia

Justice Benjamin
13 – 16 May 2019

08 – 12 July 2019

08 – 15 August 2019

02 – 25 September 2019

16 October – 1 November 2019

18 November – 20 December 2019

Federal Circuit Court

Judge Baker

03 - 21 June 2019
01 - 05 July 2019
15 - 19 July 2019
29 July - 02 August 2019

26 – 30 August 2019
02 - 13 September 2019

23 September – 4 October 2019
14 October – 8 November 2019
25 November – 13 December 2019

Registrar Weidmann – Divorce Hearings

12 April 2019
03, 10, 24 & 31 May 2019
07, 21 & 28 June 2019
05, 19 & 26 July 2019
02, 09, 23 & 30 August 2019
13, 20 & 27 September 2019
04 & 18 October 2019
01, 08, 15, & 22 November 2019
06, 13 & 20 December 2019


 

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 week

Hobart: <1 week