In Australia, state and territory governments are responsible for receiving reports of suspected child maltreatment from members of the public.
Article on family breakdown, focusing on men's responses to separation. Outlines tragic Australian incidents of fathers taking the lives of their children.
Incidents of sexual viol
Download: Sexual Violence Article.docx
A detailed explanation of the role, duties and obligations of the Independent Children's Lawyer (ICL) under the Australian Family Law Act.
Download: ICL article - Deborah Awyzio - November 2013.pdf
This multicultural plan was developed with advice and guidance from the courts’ Multicultural Committee, a group with judicial and administrative representation from both the Family Court of Australia and the Fe
Download: FMC Multicultural Plan 2013-15.pdf
This website, called The Lookout, is a place where Victorian family violence workers and women experiencing violence can come to find information, resources and services aimed at preventing and responding to family violence.
Experiencing abuse and neglect in childhood can lead to adverse outcomes in adulthood. The purpose of this resource is to indicate the potential long-term effects of child abuse and neglect that may extend into adulthood.
Report on the status of adoptions completed in Australia 2012-13.
Download: Adoptions Australia 2012-13.pdf
When people reveal to their family that their sexuality or gender identity is not as expected, it can be a challenging time for everyone involved. As a parent, you will now be asking yourself a lot of questions or maybe wondering how to behave around your child or loved one.
Download: Families Like Mine.pdf
Download: Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Marriage Partnerships _Census Paper.pdf