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Family Court of Australia: The Family Court of Australia has jurisdiction to hear all Family matters including property and children’s matters between married couples and eligible de facto couples. This Court deals with the large financial matters and also more complex children’s matters involving child sex abuse and international relocation.

Federal Circuit Court of Australia: The Federal Circuit Court of Australia has jurisdiction to hear Family Law matters including most parenting and property disputes between married couples and eligible de facto couples as well as hearing Divorce Applications. This Court attends to the bulk of Family Law work.

Child Support Agency: The Child Support Agency is responsible for administering Australia’s Child Support Scheme and supporting separated parents in claiming payments that they are eligible for the support of their children.

Family Relationship Centres: This is a Commonwealth Government initiative which provides all families with access to information about family relationship issues, ranging from building better relationships to family dispute resolution. This is usually the first port of call once parents have separated and need to make arrangements for their children.

Lifeline: Lifeline offers a range of services including family counselling and family safety.

Interrelate This is a non-government community organisation providing relationship services to people including counselling and family dispute resolution.

Relationships Australia: This is a non-government organisation with non-religious affiliations providing relationship support to people regardless of age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, lifestyle choice and cultural and economic background.

Unifam: This is a community based counselling, mediation and relationship organisation affiliated with the Uniting Church.

Centacare Broken Bay: A not for profit organisation affiliated with the Catholic Church specialising in providing services of counselling, mediation, parenting after separation and family safety. Centacare also runs programmes dealing with living life beyond an abusive relationship and assisting men who have found themselves as perpetrators of domestic violence who wish to change their behaviours.

Family Care Counselling: A local based Clinical Counsellor/Psychotherapist experienced in dealing with issues of domestic violence and located at Terrigal.

Contact: Phone 43844114

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