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Wearing Masks at Family Court


All in-person hearings (including Trials) will be proceeding as and from Monday, 5 July 2021. In relation to courtrooms:

  1. Masks must be worn at all times, subject to any specific direction given by the judicial officer (for example, for a witness to remove their mask to facilitate them giving evidence); and
  2. Physical distancing must be observed at all times.
In all other areas of the Court, masks must be worn and physical distancing observed at all times.