NEWS AND EVENTS

January 28, 2020

The Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia and the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia has issued a practice direction containing a statement of 10 core principles to guide the exercise of the family law jurisdiction in both courts.

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January 16, 2020

The VFLPN is pleased to announce our first event of 2020 - a law student training focusing on child protection!  See the picture below for more information 📒🖊️

January 15, 2020

Based on stakeholder consultations, Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) has announced their decisions to change child protection and family law services to make financial savings in line with their funding availability. 

Below is a short summary of the changes to be implemented. T...

January 8, 2020

On the 5th of December 2019 the Greater Melbourne Family Law Pathways Network ran an event in conjunction with Victoria Legal Aid’s Child Support Legal Service to discuss “Child Support in Parenting Disputes”.

The event featured presentations from Kathryn Lieschke and G...

January 8, 2020

On the 14th of November 2019 the Greater Melbourne Family Law Pathways Network ran an event discussing the ‘The Voice of the Child in Family Law featuring ‘Tommy’’.  The event featured presentations from Dr Rachel Carson from the Australian Institute of Family Studies...