Dear Registrar

Re: Urgent COVID-19 Application [include existing file number and matter name if applicable]

I/we request that this Application is given an urgent listing and allocated to the National COVID-19 List.

I/my client seek/s that the matter be filed in the [insert location] registry of the [Federal Circuit Court of Australia].

I/we enclose the following required documents:

  1. Application;
  2. Affidavit of [insert name] [using the COVID-19 template affidavit]; and
  3. Notice of Child Abuse, Family Violence or Risk of Family Violence [if applicable].

In filing this application, the Affidavit addresses the required criteria:

  1. why the matter is urgent;
  2. how the dispute has arisen as a direct result of COVID-19;
  3. details of any current allegations of risk to children or parties, such as a risk of child abuse or family violence;
  4. details of the parties’ reasonable attempts to resolve the dispute through negotiation, or details of why it was not safe to attempt to resolve the dispute by negotiation;
  5. details of how it is proposed to provide a copy of these court documents to the Respondent today, including information about the Respondent’s current email address; and
  6. If applicable, annexes (or attaches a photo or copy of) any current family violence order, e.g. an intervention order or domestic violence order.

Regards,

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