The Family Law Courts will maintain limited services throughout the 2009/10 Christmas â New Year period.ï¿½ The rural and regional registries of Albury, Alice Springs, Cairns, Dubbo, Launceston, Lismore, Rockhampton and Wollongong and the National Support Office will close on Friday, 25 December 2009 and will re-open on Monday, 4 January 2010.
During this time, phone calls from the above closed registries will be re-directed to the National Enquiry Centre which will have a small number of staff on duty to deal with urgent matters.
The majority of larger metropolitan registries, the National Enquiry Centre and the IT Helpdesk will maintain limited services throughout the period with the exception of the following days:
Friday, 25 December 2009 (national public holiday)
Monday, 28 December 2009 (national public holiday)
Tuesday, 29 December 2009 (public service holiday)
Friday, 1 January 2010 (national public holiday)
The after hours service will continue to operate as normal over this period. Contact details for the National Enquiry Centre are as follows:
National Enquiry Centre
Phone: 1300 352 000
TTY Phone: 1300 720 980
Fax: 02 8892 8585
17 November 2009