In order to advance the implementation of the Combined Registry Project, the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia have agreed to trial a new form entitled 'Initiating Application'. In the Family Court, a new form entitled 'Response to Initiating Application' will be trialled also. Family Court Practice Direction No.4 of 2006 relates to the use of these new documents in the Family Court of Australia. The chief federal magistrate will be issuing a practice direction dealing with the use of the new initiating application in his court.
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