Family Law Pathways Networks is a national program for professionals and practitioners working with families who are separating, or have separated. They are designed to provide separated or separating families with ready access to services they may need as quickly and seamlessly as possible. It is an initiative funded by the Australian Government Attorney General’s Department.
Their aim is to support practitioners to work collaboratively, maintain strong working relationships and develop appropriate referral mechanisms to assist separating or separated families navigate the broader Family Law system.
Two key roles of the networks are:
- Promoting awareness of services
- Conducting cross-sectoral training
There are nine Family Law Pathways Networks across Queensland including:
- Bundaberg Wide Bay Burnett
- Central Queensland
- Far North Queensland
- Gold Coast
- Greater Brisbane
- Mackay Whitsunday
- North Queensland
- Sunshine Coast
- Toowoomba & South West
These Networks coordinate sector training, events and the development and distribution of resources.