Conference Program

Conference Program

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 - 12 May 2020

TimeSession TitlePresenter(s) CPD Point Allocation
8.45am-9amWelcome to CountryTony, Savannah and Montanna Hansen 
9am-9.30amOfficial Opening 0.5
9.30am-10.30am Corina Martin1
10.30am-11.amMorning Tea Break  
11am-12.30pmLeadership and innovation in children’s cases: what could this look like?Judge Tom Altobelli1.5

Robert A. Simon, Ph.D.
Justice Simon Moncrieff
Robin Cohen 

3pm-3.15pmAfternoon Tea Break  
3.15pm-4.15pmClosing Keynote: The Power of Stories - advocating for change in the family law systemJudy Small AM1
4.15pm-4.30pmConference ClosingRod West 
4.30pmSundowner with the Speakers