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A once in a generation opportunity to shape the future of the Family Law system
A once in a generation opportunity to shape the future of the Family Law system

 Family Law Section 19 Apr 2018

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) is undertaking a comprehensive review of the family law system. The ALRC Issues Paper is now available. Find out what the LIV is doing and how you can contribute ...
 

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No defence: The case against Moxie CrimeFighter
No defence: The case against Moxie CrimeFighter

 Law Institute Journal 03 Apr 2018

At some point in the future your correspondent looks forward to an awards ceremony where Apple defies Gravity, Gulliver shares showbiz gossip with Rumer and North West misses the red carpet because she got lost...

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Adjusting for violence
Adjusting for violence

 Will Stidston and Elizabeth Mathews 01 Feb 2018

A recent decision has lowered some of the evidentiary barriers to obtain financial recompense for family violence in a family law matter...

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Family Law judgments
Family Law judgments

 Robert Glade-Wright and Craig Nicol 01 Dec 2017

Robert Glade-Wright and Craig Nicol on recent Family Law judgments...

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Family Law judgments
Family Law judgments

 Robert Glade-Wright and Craig Nicol 01 Nov 2017

Robert Glade-Wright and Craig Nicol on recent Family Law judgments...

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Acting on the warning signs: Women’s Foundation leads the way in developing health-justice partnerships
Acting on the warning signs: Women’s Foundation leads the way in developing health-justice partnerships

 Jasmin Dhillon 03 Oct 2017

Jan Chisholm, CEO of the Women’s Foundation spoke with LIV Young Lawyers about its health-justice partnership initiative to address family violence issues...

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Submission to the Education and Training Reform Regulations Review
Submission to the Education and Training Reform Regulations Review

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section 18 Aug 2017

The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee towards...

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Elisa Whittaker, Womens’ Legal Service Senior Lawyer and Outreach Coordinator
Elisa Whittaker, Womens’ Legal Service Senior Lawyer and Outreach Coordinator

 LIV Young Lawyers 25 Jul 2017

Elisa Whittaker shares some initiatives and projects underway at the Womens’ Legal Service...

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April LIJ flipbook
April LIJ flipbook

 Law Institute Journal 01 Apr 2017

Welcome to the April LIJ flipbook. You can turn pages electronically, magnify type and click through to editorial content, LIV goods and services and upcoming events and advertising...

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Diminishing powers
Diminishing powers

 Fleur Ward 01 Apr 2017

The Children’s Court of Victoria is an important socio-legal institution and the legislative framework underpinning it must empower the Court to determine independently and fully...

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Parents lacking capacity
Parents lacking capacity

 Siobhan Mansfield 01 Apr 2017

There is a need for legislative clarity regarding the role and impact of litigation guardians. Vu entered a Thai refugee centre as a child. While there, she was violently raped and became...

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Temporary Visa for Parents Discussion Paper – LCA and LIV Joint Submission
Temporary Visa for Parents Discussion Paper – LCA and LIV Joint Submission

 ALHR Section 19 Dec 2016

The LIV sent a joint submission with the Law Council of Australia to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Discussion Paper...

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Temporary Visa for Parents Discussion Paper – LIV supplementary Submission
Temporary Visa for Parents Discussion Paper – LIV supplementary Submission

 ALHR Section 19 Dec 2016

The LIV’s supplementary submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Discussion Paper...

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When parents abduct their children
When parents abduct their children

 Amanda Humphreys 01 Jun 2016

Three or four children are abducted by a parent into or out of Australia each week. Family law specialist Amanda Humphreys outlines the role of mediation in international family law disputes...

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