Tasmanian divorce records 1861-1976
Search the index of early divorces and see records up to 1920 online.
What is online?
Search and view many records, including divorces from 1861-1920
What else is there?
- Divorce records are restricted for 50 years from current date
- The Matrimonial Causes Act came into effect in Tasmania on 4 October 1860. The legislation gave the Supreme Court power to rule on all matrimonial matters including divorce.
- The Supreme Court has kept indexes to records post-1920. Please contact them for case file numbers.
- Since 1976 the Commonwealth Family Law Court has handled divorce issues.
What can I find from other organisations?