Leeanne Joy Creese has brought a claim against Anne Hamilton-Byrne on behalf of persons who allegedly suffered personal injury as a result of the operations of a sect administered by the defendant, known as 'The Family', during the period of 1968 to 1987.

Group member opt-out notice

The group member opt-out notice can be accessed via this link: Opt-out notice

The deadline by which group members may opt out of the proceeding is 4pm, Thursday 27 September 2018. Applications out of time may require leave of the court.

Case schedule

The proceeding will be listed for further directions on a date to be fixed.

The trial is to commence on 26 August 2019 and is estimated to take 5 to 15 days.

The Supreme Court Daily List should be referred to from 4pm the day prior to confirm hearing times and courtroom venues.


Timeline and details