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 violence against women, specifically involving perpetrators who are not partners, is more than double the global average in Australia and New Zealand, a study finds. Full article attached.
Download: Sexual Violence Article.docx
The World Today interviews some leaders in the field of the impact of FIFO on families. A West Australian MP says the mining industry's fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforce is a "cancer of the bush", that causes massive family stress. But a Federal Government agency says there isn't enough...
Sector Readiness training and professional development opportunities http://www.communitydoor.org.au/SectorReadiness
This edition features our new-look! We have updates from the Board President, Executive Director and State Manager. We look back at the 2013 Victorian Conference and Annual General Meeting, and Adrienne Irvine updates us on the Victim Support Unit.
Download: Court Network Qld Newsletter Summer 2014.pdf
This paper provides a brief overview of key aspects of Islamic family law as it relates to marriage. A companion piece in the next edition of Family Relationships Quarterly will focus on aspects of shariah law as it relates to divorce. Both aim to provide contextual background information for...
Download: Window into Shariah Family Law Part 1 2011.pdf, Window into Shariah Family Law Part 2 2011.pdf
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
The regulat updates of legal and social science news, research, FLPN and community events, professional development opportunities, employment and other classifieds relevant to the Greater Brisbane network.
Download: FLPN September 2018 Newsletter Best.pdf, FLPN October 2018 Newsletter.pdf, Family Law Pathways Network Brisbane December 2018.pdf, February 2019 Pathways Newsletter.pdf, April 2019 Pathways Newsletter .pdf, May 2019 Pathways Newsletter Edited.pdf
Download: Trans Intimacy (Hines)l.pdf
A useful and brief explanation of various mediation models and the ethical/moral dynamics that accompany the process.
Download: Who Decides What in Mediation.pdf