A Senate committee has recommended a bill to effect the controversial merger of the specialist Family Court of Australia with the lower-level Federal Circuit Court should be passed despite opposition from Labor and the Greens. On Friday, 20 November 2020 the Senate's Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee released its report on the bill to merge the two courts and recommended that it proceed.
This goes against what most peak bodies in the family law sector have been advo
Family Law Pathways Network presents: Vincent Papaleo & Ben Jones: Untested Allegations of Sexual Abuse in Family Law Proceedings Thursday, 10 December 2020, 1:00 - 2:30 pm AEDT The Family Law Pathways Networks across Australia invite you to join a free webinar by Vincent Papaleo & Ben Jones.
This session will focus on how to assess and manage family law cases where there are concerns about child sexual abuse. There will be information regarding how to critically examine the
The Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System was appointed by resolution of the Senate on 18 September 2019 and resolution of the House of Representatives on 19 September 2019.
The committee has released its interim report on 'improvements in family law proceedings'. The 434 page interim report covers the topics of: Australia's family law system; The experience of parties to family law matters; Systemic issues; Legal fees and costs; Delays in the courts; Domes
As you may be aware, during our broadcast of 'The Kinchela Boys Home - Restoring our Family Stuctures' webinar on Thursday 12 November unfortunately crashed due to technical difficulties beyond our control. So that our membership still has the opportunity to engage with this important and powerful content, we have amended the webinar to a pre-recorded format which will premiere live on YouTube. Members viewing the webinar during it's premiere will be able to discuss the conte