marked instability

  • Taggart & Felton 2011 FMCAfam 395

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    The father left the mother and later established a new relationship (re-partnered).  The father then applied for his 10 year old daughter to live with him although she would be separated from her two older siblings...
  • Jordan & Callaghan and Ors 2012. FamCA 147

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    The case involved two boys, C aged 8 and T aged 4 years.  Ms J was the mother of both boys, from different fathers Mr T and Mr C.  The boys lived with their maternal grandparents ...
  • Haas & Babcock 2013 FCCA 635

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    A child was born after the couple had a very brief relationship, and the child was never raised jointly by the two parents.  Both parents were socially vulnerable, and neither had worked recently.  The parents lived...
  • Klein & Farr 2011. FMCAfam 1361

    by - Mar 4, 2015
    A couple lived together for about 2 years and had a child aged 7 years at the time of the hearing. The child had been in the custody of the mother until she had a detained...
  • Klein & Klein 2010 FamCAFC 150

    by - Mar 3, 2015
    A mother appealed rulings made by a trial judge that required the mother to return with two children after she had relocated inter-state to be nearer to family supports. Expert Evidence A family consultant had reported,...
  • Government Policies

    by - Nov 7, 2014
    COAG – Levels of Parenting The Council of Australian Governments COAG considered child protection matters in 2009 after state governments expressed concern about the increasing numbers of children being removed from the care of their birth...