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High Conflict in Family Law - Good Practice Forum 2019

The Victorian Parenting Orders and PSCOP Managers Group invites you to the High Conflict in Family Law - Good Practice Forum 2019 on 8 May 2019 9:30am - 4:30pm Registration General Admission - High Conflict in Family Law - Good Practice Forum - $50 Sponsored by the Victorian Family Law Pathways Network, the High Conflict in Family Law - Good Practice Forum 2019 is designed for workers assisting change with family members who have been referred by a Court Order to a Parenting Orders Program or a PSCOP. This forum will allow workers to: Learn together, with a focus on whole-of-family work when clients are court ordered to attend a POP session Practice effectively by supporting changes in accor

Review of the Family Law System

On 11 April 2019, the Australian Law Reform Commission published its completed review of the family law system. This is the first comprehensive review into the family law system since the commencement of the Family Law Act in 1976. The Final Report contains 60 recommendations that aim to make necessary reforms to ensure the family law system meets the contemporary needs of families, and effectively addresses family violence and child abuse. The final report and summary report can be accessed here: https://www.alrc.gov.au/inquiries/family-law-system Here’s the ALRC’s handy overview of its final report: Copyright of ALRC Source: https://www.alrc.gov.au/sites/default/files/alrc_recommendation_b

Family Violence Law Help is now live!

Australians affected by domestic and family violence now have access to a new national website offering comprehensive and trusted legal information, to inform them about their legal rights, and where to get help. Last month, National Legal Aid launched 'Family Violence Law Help', its new website for people affected by domestic and family violence. It is funded by the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department. The website offers valuable information about: Domestic and family violence (what it is, how it affects kids, myths and more) Family Advocacy and Support Service (how your family can access support at court) Get help (find services for legal advice, housing, support and more) Intervent

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