Association News

Children's Court

9Dec
News

A new report tabled in Victorian Parliament today has tracked the experiences of young people after they leave the state's care, showing high levels of homelessness, mental health concerns and contact with the criminal justice system. Read the full story.

26Nov
News

In Victoria, state support for a young person in out-of-home care ends when they turn 18. But a simple reform of the child welfare system funded in the Victorian Budget "will change the trajectory" of those young people, the CEO of an advocacy group says. Read the full story

30Oct
News

The Children’s Court of Victoria invites you to its 10th CPD Seminar of 2020: Marram-Ngala Ganbu: We are One - Keeping Aboriginal children connected to family and culture

13Sep
News

There is a meeting being held on 17th September at 5.30 pm at the Law Institute in relation to the proposed changes to VLA funding about which we were notified last week. It would be wonderful to have members of the Association attend the meeting.

14Mar
News

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The writing workshop is an 8-part series that is suitable for anyone who is interested in exploring their emotional world creatively through writing for relief, self-empowerment and self-awareness. It is a small, personal group and suits people who want to explore the emotional world that they inhabit in the workplace but prefer not to do so through traditional therapy.

12Mar
News

Interested in attending the Working with violence in adults and youth: Effective clinical, welfare and legal strategies Conference in Tuscany later this year?

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6Mar
News

Please click here to view the flyer for the Model Litigant Guidelines and Ethics seminar to be held Tuesday 26 March 2019 at 4.30pm Melbourne Children’s Court.

4Mar
News

This week, a new protocol was agreed for members of the Bar to raise concerns about judicial conduct in the Children’s Court. The Protocol is modelled on that reached with the Supreme Court of Victoria, which was an Australian first in October 2018, and the County Court of Victoria in November 2018. I expect to be able to announce corresponding Protocols with the Federal Court, the Family Court, the Federal Circuit Court and the Magistrates’ Court in coming weeks.

25Jan
News

The AG is seeking Appointments Of Child Welfare Experts To The Review And Regulation List Of The Victorian Civil And Administrative Tribunal

10Jan
News

Click here to view the Children's Court Bar Association 2019 Calendar