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Guide to meeting with children via technology & webinar recording

  I hope you were able to join us on Tuesday 26 October 2021 for our first national webinar on the topic of meeting with children via technology, presented by the National Children’s Committee in collaboration with NLA. The resource which was referenced in the webinar has been linked below: Click the following link to…

Significant cases published August 2021

Family Court of Australia - Full Court Blann & Kenny [2021] FamCAFC 161 (25 August 2021) PARENTING – Unacceptable risk – Appeal against parenting orders – Allegations of sexual abuse – Where the primary judge did not err in finding the father did not pose an unacceptable risk of harm to the children – Procedural fairness…

COVID-19 Fact sheet: Good Practice Guide for Lawyers- meeting with children via technology

Dear ICL, Even when you can't meet a child in person you can and should communicate with them. Please see a Good Practice Guide developed to assist ICLs nationally to communicate with children via technology. It is a comprehensive guide which contains valuable information you need to consider when meeting with a child via technology.…

Significant cases published July 2021

Family Court of Australia - Full Court Langley & Tarelli (No. 4) [2021] FamCAFC 107 (5 July 2021) APPEAL – PARENTING – Appeal against final parenting orders which provided for the first respondent mother to have sole parental responsibility for the child and for the appellant father to spend limited supervised time with the child –…

Significant cases published June 2021

Family Court of Australia - Full Court Panneton & Delauder [2021] FamCAFC 102 (25 June 2021) FAMILY LAW – APPEAL – INTERNATIONAL RELOCATION – Appeal from final parenting orders permitting the mother to relocate with the child to the United States of America – Inadequacy of reasons – Where the primary judge made premature determinations before an…

Australia’s only behavioural change e-program essential for any parent in high conflict separation. FREE & FULL ACCESS FOR ALL AUSTRALIAN PARENTS EXTENDED until midnight on 31 July 2021

www.relationspaceonline.com.au RelationSpace Online is specifically designed to help parents in high-conflict separation manage intense emotions, develop more flexible thinking and reduce conflict with the other parent. More than ever parents who have high-conflict interactions with their ex-partners need relevant, accurate help. Children who are moving between 2 homes need every bit of support we…

Significant cases published May 2021

Family Court of Australia - Full Court Oberlin & Infeld [2021] FamCAFC 66 (7 May 2021) FAMILY LAW – APPEAL – Parenting – Where the mother appeals final parenting orders – Where the orders conditioned the circumstances under which the children could spend time with the mother, required her to seek therapeutic treatment and imposed conditions which…

Significant cases published April 2021

Family Court of Australia - Full Court Covington & Covington [2021] FamCAFC 52 (16 April 2021) FAMILY LAW – APPLICATION IN AN APPEAL – Stay – Application to stay an appeal pending determination by the High Court of Australia of an application to remove the appeal to that court pursuant to s 40 of the Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth)…

Significant cases published March 2021

Family Court of Australia Paintal & Paintal (No. 2) [2021] FamCA 124 (15 March 2021) FAMILY LAW – PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – refusal of the father to answer questions of the Independent Children’s Lawyer in Final Defended Hearing – contempt – whether the affidavit material of the father affirmed by him will be taken as…