Queensland Child Protection Reform Amendment Bill 2017- submissions close Wed 30 Aug

Good afternoon   Just a reminder that the closing date for submissions to the committee on the Child Protection Reform Amendment Bill 2017 is 4:00pm on Wednesday 30 August 2017.   Written submissions should be emailed to hcdsdfvpc@parliament.qld.gov.au or mailed to: Committee Secretary Health, Communities, Disability Services, and Domestic and Violence Prevention Committee Parliament House […]

Exposure Draft of the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination of Parties) Bill 2017

The Attorney-General has released an Exposure Draft of the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Cross-examination of Parties) Bill 2017 (‘the Bill’). The Bill contains proposed amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) to address stakeholder and community concerns regarding direct cross-examination of parties in family law court proceedings involving family violence. The Government […]