The program has been designed to provide professional development, networking and collaboration opportunities for anyone working in the family law sector, including legal and human services professionals of all kinds.
With the theme Shaping the Future of Family Law: Ideas, Innovation and Inspiration’, our eminent speakers will explore diverse dimensions of contemporary practice and emerging issues, with new ideas, inspiring examples and innovative approaches.
Please note that the conference program may be subject to change.
Conference Program - 25 May 2021
|Time||Session Title||Presenter(s) ||CPD Point Allocation|
|9:00am||Welcome to Country||Shaun Nannup||0.5|
|9:15am -9:30am ||Official Opening||Chair of WA Family Law Pathways Network|| |
|9:30am -10:30am ||Panel Session: Innovations and reflections of the Family Court WA ||Chief Judge Sutherland, Magistrate Anderson and Registrar French ||1|
|10:30am -11:00am||Morning Tea Break|| || |
|11:00am -11:30am||Living with Intimate Abuse and Coercive Control and Navigating the Family Court System ||Marilyn Metta ||0.5|
|11:30am - 12:30pm||Stepping towards a FDV Informed Family Law System|
|12:30pm - 1:30pm|| Lunch|| || |
|1:30pm -3:00pm||Two Laws Talking: Reforming responses to Aboriginal children in the Family Court of WA ||Professor Victoria Hovane||1.5|
|3:00pm -3:30pm||Afternoon Tea Break|| || |
|3:30pm - 4:30pm|
Panel session: Innovative Practices in the Children’s Court
|Magistrate Wendy Hughes, Sean Woods, Melisa Cox and Daniel Taylor||1|
|4:30pm - 4:40pm||Conference Closing|| || |
|4:45pm onwards||Sundowner || || |