The fees payable to the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCOA) are changing from 1 July 2022.
The table below shows the new fees payable to the Court.
Application for Divorce
Application for Divorce – reduced fee*
Application for Consent Orders
Application for Decree of Nullity
Application for Decree of Nullity – reduced fee*
Application as to Validity of Marriage, Divorce annulment
Initiating Application (Parenting OR Financial, FINAL Orders only)
Initiating Application (Parenting OR Financial, FINAL and INTERIM Orders)
Initiating Application (Parenting AND Financial, FINAL Orders only)
Initiating Application (Parenting AND Financial, FINAL and INTERIM Orders)
Response to Initiating Application (FINAL)
Notice of Appeal to Full Court
Interim Order Application / Application in a Case (Parenting AND/OR Financial)
Application under the Trans Tasman Proceedings Act 2010
Filing an Application to Register a New Zealand Judgement
Court event fees
Setting Down for Hearing Fee (Defended Matter)
Daily Hearing Fee (For each hearing day, excluding the first day)
$435 (DIV 2 and DIV 1)
* If you hold certain Government concession cards or you can demonstrate financial hardship, you may be eligible for reduced fees for a Divorce or Nullity Application. For all other applications, you may be eligible for an exemption of fees.
Feel free to call us with any queries regarding these increases.