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Re-Focus an interactive App for women who have, are or are thinking of separating
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It covers legal information about domestic violence (DV), arrangements for children, financial and property matters, options for reaching a legal agreement and safe accommodation. It also provides helpful referrals and coping tips about separation. Sometimes, the only thing some women have when separating is their phone. WLS_ReFocusApp_InstructionSheet_Final_HR

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Care and Protection Reforms Commence 29 October 2014
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The Child Protection Legislation Amendment Act 2014 has made a number of reforms to the Care and Protection jurisdiction of the Children’s Court. The reforms commence on Wednesday 29 October 2014. Changes have been made in relation to: Parent Responsibility Contracts, Contact Orders, Permanency Planning, Supervision Orders and Prohibition Orders. The reforms also introduce Guardianship […]

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Support for Grandparents Caring for Children
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  Grandparent Advisers provide a phone service for grandparent, relative, kinship, and foster carers. This can be information on their Centrelink payments and services, Medicare, Child Support, other government or community assistance. Grandparent Advisers can also assist community workers and can be a handy reference source for any technical information or advice.  In total there […]

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Video links from youtube
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YouTube channels to help navigate divorce The Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia now have official YouTube channels to provide informational videos aimed at helping unrepresented litigants with court procedures. The courts receive about 45,000 divorce applications a year. Of those 45,000 applications, almost 70% have no legal representation. Serving documents […]

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