NEWS AND EVENTS

January 24, 2019

On the 3rd of December 2018 and the 17th January 2019, the VFLPN collaborated with the Women’s Legal Service Victoria (WLSV) to offer students a full-day interactive workshop focusing on the law as it relates to family violence.  The workshop aimed to provide students...

June 6, 2018

As of 1 January 2019, a new Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia (FCFCA) will be established by way of amalgamating the current Federal Circuit Court of Australia and Family Court of Australia. The restructure is intended to create “a single federal poin...

June 4, 2018

The Australian Children's Contact Services, the founding organisation of Children's Contact Services in Australia, is campaigning that government regulation be enacted for the accreditation of all CCSs.

This campaign is based upon the need for the provision of safe, q...

May 21, 2018

The ‘High Conflict Families in Family Law – Good Practice Forum’ was held on Monday the 7th of May 2018. Sponsored by the Family Law Pathways Network Greater Melbourne, the forum was facilitated by Gilbert Rouchecourte of VillageWell and featured guest speakers Dr. Jen...

April 19, 2018

The Australian Law Reform Commission's (ALRC) review of the Family Law System is well underway. The monumental review is the first independent, comprehensive review of the family law system since the inception of the Family Law Act in 1975 and is intended to acknowledg...

March 27, 2018

The webinar 'Parenting in Contexts of Family Violence and Inter-parental Conflict: Implications for Practice' was held on Thursday the 22nd of March 2018. The speakers, Cathy Humphries (Professor of Social Work at the University of Melbourne and co-chair of the Melbour...