Queensland Law Society

End of grace period on applications for consent orders

On 8 April 2019, the Family Court of Australia announced that the extended grace period for filing applications for consent orders has ended.

‘Unguided’ eFiling and paper filing at a court registry
If you eFile an application for consent orders using the ‘unguided’ method, or if you submit a paper file at court registry, you must use the most recent version of the form. The court recommends eFiling using the ‘unguided’ process.

‘Guided’ eFiling
Work is still underway to finalise IT systems changes to the ‘guided’ eFiling form. An extended grace period will apply until 31 May 2019 for this method.