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No new posts SPCA Australian conference - 2007/08

Discussions around the 2007/08 conference due to be held in Canberra. The SPCA is a leading advocate body for family law reform and shared parenting outcomes.The SPCA is committed to supporting and assisting the government and other organisations in framing the legislative changes required to deliver equal or substantially equal family time for children and their parents.The SPCA is active in all aspects of Family Law legislative reforms and in recent years has contributed extensively to a range of legislative initiatives and enquiries including Child Support and Family Court enquiries.

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Preview Gold Coast Conference June 2017 monteverdi 1 211
ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Interviewing Fathers and Activists in Austr…

I am doing research on fathers, shared/continued parenting, as well as related areas. I have been working in this area for about 26 years, mainly in Canada, the UK, and US

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ocf_emoticons/whistle Preview From babies to Blokes: the making of men -…

MAN, the Men's Advisory Network, Western Australia's peak men's organisation, will host their second national conference entitled 'from babies to blokes: the making of men' in Fremantle, Western Australia in August 2008.

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ocf_emoticons/whistle Preview CSA Stakeholder training

The Scheme is changing significantly and over the next 12 months you may be approached by separated families seeking additional information or assistance with the changes.

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ocf_emoticons/blush Preview It's For The Kids: Changes to the Family La…

Hear from experts in the field about Impacts, Challenges and Opportunities in relation to family Law and related issues. Friday 13th June 2008

Secretary SPCA 5 5,206
ocf_emoticons/sinner Preview 8th Annual Family Law Intensive - Sydney 9…

A day focused on the practical issues and solutions to everyday problems encountered by family law practitioners. Particularly important in relation to where things may head during 2008/2009

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ocf_emoticons/wink Preview LFAA Conference 16 June Canberra

LFAA tri-annual National Conference on 16th,17th,18th June 2010 and we are looking forward to seeing you there.

Secretary SPCA 1 9,827
ocf_emoticons/drool Preview Stop the Foster Generation

Friday, 5th March, 2010 Time:1.00 pm - 3.00 pm Prevention, Intervention & Reunification

Secretary SPCA 1 3,163
ocf_emoticons/blush Preview Shared care after separation 2nd December C…

Australian National University - Qualities & Quantities, History & Future - A Workshop with Dr Jennifer Mcintosh & Prof Richard Chisholm

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Preview Seminar 20th November (Sydney) - The Voices… CrazyWorld 1 3,056
ocf_emoticons/depressed Preview Development of the new National Womens Heal…

The Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon Nicola Roxon MP, announced the commencement of the consultation process for the National Womens Health Policy on 12 March 2009 with the release of Developing a National Womens Health Policy: Consultation Paper.

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ocf_emoticons/wink Preview Raising Healthy Kids in a Sexualised World

Breakfast discussion in the New South Wales Supreme Court Building's Buena Vista Cafe with well known Australian authors and social commentators Maggie Hamilton, Julie Gale and Melinda Tankard Reist

Secretary SPCA 1 3,487
ocf_emoticons/nerd Preview 10th Australian Institute of Family Studies…

9-11 July 2008 Melbourne exhibition center

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ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Grand Parents Forum 30 August

The Western Sydney Grand-Carers group will hold a forum from 10.00am to 3.00pm in the Woodriff and Hunter rooms at Panthers (Penrith Leagues Club)this Sunday 30th August '09

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Preview (MELB) YMCA Parenting Seminars by Louise Po…

Want to help your children learn to manage their feelings? Be thoughtful? There is an alternative to rewarding or punishing your children.

dad4life 1 3,174
Preview Speech Transcripts: "Is the man the loser i… Closed

Of course he is! The only winners in family law, are those involved with the administering of family law, which has now ballooned into a multi-billion dollar international industry.

Dads On The Air 1 3,107
ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview 2008 National Access to Justice and Pro Bon…

The Law Council of Australia and the National Pro Bono Resource Centre have teamed up again to host the second National Access to Justice and Pro Bono Conference, to be held on 14 and 15 November 2008 in Sydney.

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ocf_emoticons/drool Preview Family Relationship Services Australia - Ca…

Family Relationship Services Australia is hosting the inaugural national conference 'Collective Wisdom: together we are better' in Cairns in November. The conference offers an exceptional opportunity for sharing knowledge and identifying and progressing c

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Preview Australian Childhood Foundation Workshops MikeT 1 4,867
ocf_emoticons/drool Preview Victorian men's leadership gathering near B…

This is an invitation to a men's event. Please read the attachment

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ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Fatherhood Festival in Bangalow

Annual celebration of Fatherhood Festival up our way. It usually has great entertainment and informative speakers. Fifth annual event in Bangalow with festivals sprouting all around Australia including Bangalow, Perth, Forbes, Taree and more.

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ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Fathers Day Dads & Kids Weekend Camp [Melbo…

Registrations closing soon for our 6th Fathers Day Weekend Camp

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ocf_emoticons/wub Preview (MELB) DadsLink Seminar 21 Aug AND Father's…

John Byrne specializes in personal development for men and will share his experiences working in this area PLUS a Father's Day Brunch.

dad4life 1 3,763
ocf_emoticons/blush Preview (Sydney) SPRC Seminar (UNSW): Marital split…

Study of the circumstances and living standards of children who have a non-resident biological parent, the CSA 'target group', and the role that child support plays in supporting their incomes.

dad4life 1 5,093
ocf_emoticons/sarcy Preview Suicide Prevention Conference

Conference in FNQ - focus on high rate of indigenous suicide

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ocf_emoticons/nerd Preview ADHD a journey of hope!

A conference for those affected by ADHD and connecting conditions led by Dr John

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ocf_emoticons/sinner Preview Dads4kids Forum - NSW Parliament House Poll

Tuesday 3rd June 2008 - 10 am to 1.30 pm Theatrette - NSW Parliament House, Macquarie St, Sydney

Warwick Marsh 8 7,853
ocf_emoticons/nerd Preview National Foster Care Conference: Sydney 31…

The theme for this year's Conference is "Better Outcomes". This is the only national conference dedicated to foster care issues. Attendees include foster, relative, kinship, grandparent and permanent carers; non-government and government workers; policy

dad4life 1 5,286
ocf_emoticons/cool Preview Shared parental responsibility in Australia… Closed

South Australia - Presenters will focus on the most current theories, research, practice wisdom and parental experiences in relation to the emphasis given to shared parenting and associated decision-making after separation and divorce.

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ocf_emoticons/dry Preview Gender Bias in 2020 Summit - Teleconference…

It is imperative to discuss the need for organisations to send out media releases ASAP to alert the media about discrimination in the 2020 Summit process against the men and fathers of Australia.

dad4life 1 5,399
Preview Report: Men and Fathers' Health Forum, Canb…

Reporting on the recent conference in Canberra on 19 March 2008 and requesting help to promote good health for men and fathers.

dad4life 1 5,334
ocf_emoticons/drool Preview NSW Young Laywers conference Sydney Saturda…

Family Law is an area that is constantly experiencing changes due to new legislation and also new case law.

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ocf_emoticons/wink Preview Parents, Families and Carers: Our Place in…

To be a national voice for parents, families and carers in Australian public life. This national gathering will bring together parents, families and carers and their advocacy, self-help and support groups, with service providers, governments and researche

dad4life 1 4,185
ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Dad's Day Out - Portsea VIC - Sunday 24 Fe…

You are invited to join us at Point Nepean for a fun day out with Dad

dad4life 3 4,960
ocf_emoticons/blush Preview Engaging Fathers Conference - Cranbourne, V…

This conference is aimed at those working in the family and children's services sector

dad4life 1 4,362
ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview 10th Australian Institute of Family Studies…

Hot off the press! Call for Papers from Prof Hayes

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ocf_emoticons/cheeky Preview Council on the ageing (NSW)

REGISTER for NSW GrandParenting FORUM in April 08 - SENIORS WEEK Event

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ocf_emoticons/drool Preview Melbourne Institute

Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2008 - Professor Glyn Davis. The Melbourne Institute and The Australian will once again be hosting the Economic and Social Outlook Conference in 2008.

Jon Pearson 1 3,180
ocf_emoticons/hand Preview Climate Change The New Family Law Environ…

Wide-sweeping changes since 2005 have changed the Family Law environment in which the legal and community sectors assist families. Improved access to family dispute resolution services, new services offered by Family Relationship Centresand requirements f

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Preview Research Conferences

2007 Longitudinal Study of Australian Children

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