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We provide information on how to make sure your marriage is legally valid.
Family relationship services
The government funds a number of programs to help support family relationships, including counselling services and dispute resolution.
Family Law Council
The council advises and makes recommendations to the Attorney-General on the Family Law Act, legal aid and other matters on family law.
The government has developed a number of measures to improve the family law system's response to family violence and child abuse.
Family dispute resolution
The law requires separating families who have a dispute about children to make a genuine effort to try to sort it out.