The Lighthouse Project - Helping families that have experienced family violence4 September 2020 | Family Law
What is the Lighthouse Project? The Lighthouse Project is an innovative response to calls for a national family violence risk assessment process, together with specialised pathways for high-risk cases in the Family Court of Australia and the Federal...
White Ribbon Breakfast 201622 November 2016 | Family Law
For the second consecutive year, Barry.Nilsson. has sponsored a table at the White Ribbon Breakfast for the Legal Profession held last Thursday at City Hall in Brisbane. This event, being held for the fourth time, is held in support of the abolition of...
Palaszczuk Government stays strong in the Vanguard against Domestic Violence1 July 2016 | Family Law
At the request of the then Newman State Government, former Governor General Dame Quentin Bryce spearheaded a specialised task force, created to address the challenging issue of Domestic Violence in Queensland. On 28 February 2015, the taskforce’s...
The challenges of international co-parenting, Lebanon or elsewhere23 May 2016 | Family Law
It has been almost impossible to ignore the media circus surrounding the attempted child removal involving Brisbane mother, Sally Faulkner and the 60 Minutes television crew in Beirut, Lebanon. Although the precise details of this matter remain unclear,...
Are the Government’s actions enough in response to Domestic Violence?8 February 2016 | Family Law
Domestic Violence in Queensland is a sad and tragic reality. The State Government’s Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy reveals that “In 2014-15, 29 homicides relating to domestic and family violence occurred in...
Domestic Violence is not just limited to physical abuse…14 September 2015 | Family Law
In the wake of the horrific news of a number of deaths in the last week allegedly as a result of Domestic Violence, we need to talk about this issue. Again; and AGAIN; and then MORE. Domestic Violence is an abhorrent feature in too many Australian homes...