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Wearing Masks at Family Court


For the period commencing Monday 28 June 2021 to Wednesday 30 June 2021, all persons attending the court must wear masks at all times, including in courtrooms, hearing rooms and mediation rooms. The requirement to wear a mask applies to judicial officers, court staff, counsel and members of the public. Exceptions to wearing a mask may apply in some circumstances during the course of hearings or mediations. The application of those exceptions will be determined by the judicial officer presiding at each hearing or mediation.

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