Researching Reform: Child welfare people and policies to watch in 2015

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 5 January, 2015

2014 has, for family law at least, been a year of hard
truths and hard knocks, affecting partners, children and practitioners alike. This
sobering state of affairs is to be expected inside a sector embattled by
widely-contested political reforms, and enduring an even
deeper resource crisis. Challenges questioning legal aid policy and concerns
over the Family Court’s future in a fast changing landscape have also made an uneven playing field foggy
with procedural ambiguity.

But if 2014 was the year that Family Law bottomed out and
bared all to the world, 2015 is set to be the year of the pioneer, taking those
reforms, suggestions and nascent policy …read more

Source: Family Law News