Family Law: "a bowl of spaghetti with no mince"

On 20 June 2019 the ALRC published the 'Family Law - Summary of Tell Us Your Story Responses'. (Copyright Keri liwi via <>). As part of the Family Law Inquiry, the ALRC established the Tell Us Your Story project — an online submission portal where individuals were encouraged to anonymously share personal stories of their experiences with the family law system. The note provides aggregated data regarding the number and nature of individual stories that included complaints against actors in the family law system and about the system in general. This note is intended to supplement the ALRC’s final report, which provides, at Chapter 3, a hi

Elder abuse: Key issues and emerging evidence

Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) Info Exchange has released the paper "Elder abuse: Key issues and emerging evidence". This paper provides an overview of elder abuse in Australia. It discusses key issues involved in how elder abuse is defined and examines its prevalence, impact and associated risk factors, with a focus on implications of recent research for policy and practice. Elder abuse is a multifaceted and often hidden form of abuse. There is currently no national data on the prevalence of elder abuse in Australia. Based on international studies, it is estimated that between 2% and 14% of older people in high- or middle-income countries experience elder abuse every year. The term

ACCSA National Training & Networking Forum 2019

Register now for the Australian Children's Contact Services Association Inc (ACCSA) National Training & Networking Forum 2019! This forum will feature Children's Contact Services specific presentations, workshops, practice sharing & networking - check out the below flyer for more information. Register here!

Breakfast 'Meet and Greet' with Judge Patrizia Mercuri

The Albury Wodonga Family Law Pathways Network invites you to attend a free 'meet and greet' breakfast with Judge Patrizia Mercuri and her Associates on Thursday 20 June 2019. Judge Mercuri was appointed as a Judge of the Federal Circuit Court in 2017 and will be sitting at the Albury Federal Circuit Court in June 2019. The breakfast is an opportunity to informally meet Judge Mercuri and her Associates and to network with other members of the Albury Wodonga Family Law Pathways Network. When: 7:30am-9:00am on Thursday 20 June 2019 Where: UMFC Conference room, 681 Young Street, Albury, NSW Cost: Free RSVP: By 4pm Monday 17 June 2019 Contact: Kathryn Henderson RSVP HERE #vflpn #flpn #albury #w


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