Victorian school principals can now access medical records of parents and children

Children Legislation Amendment (Sharing of Information) Bill 2017 now legislation.   http://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/domino/Web_Notes/LDMS/PubPDocs.nsf/ee665e366dcb6cb0ca256da400837f6b/60146AE56B794125CA2581F400036887/$FILE/581377bi1.pdf Subject: URGENT- Children Legislation Amendment (Sharing of Information) Bill                                              -ATTENTION ALL PARENTS AND MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS-  Please read carefully and send on the material above about legislation just past by the Victorian Parliament which will allow any  school principals and Education department officials […]

Outgoing Family Court chief justice Bryant in push to reform

Nicola Berkovic The Australian

  Diana Bryant. The nation’s system of three separate federal courts is not the most efficient way to administer justice and scrapping the Family Court could be one way to save money, says the court’s outgoing chief. As she steps down, Family Court chief justice Diana Bryant has called for the Family Law Act to […]