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  1. J

    VIC How to Take Child Protection Order Back to Court?

    Hi :) I need help and someone to point me in the right direction. My children were staying at my parents for the weekend. In that time, my home was deliberately lit on fire. Thank god it was put out when it was or my children and I wouldn't have a home. The following week, I received a phone...
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    NSW Does DHS Have Jurisdiction to Force a Drug Test?

    I have a question in regard to DHS child protection. The children have been restored into my care and I have parental care of them. DHS has a supervision order in place until November. Due to sale of my home, I have had to move interstate with their consent. I am asking what jurisdiction do...
  3. T

    QLD What if Mother Can't Speak in Family Court?

    Hello. To keep a long story short the basics are: There are two children from a 7-year marriage. We separated in 2013. Multiple attempts at mediation. The most recent mediation is cancelled by RA with ongoing calls to check on mother's welfare/safety and referred to other sources. Mother is...
  4. R

    VIC Brother Punched by Mum's Boyfriend - Who to Call Besides Police?

    3 days ago my mother's boyfriend of 6 months was very drunk with my mum and the boyfriend punched my 14-year-old brother in the face. We have told the police and they aren't doing much about it. Should I call anyone else about this situation? My little brother is safe with me now but I'm not...
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    VIC Bullied by Child Protection to Put IVO on Ex?

    My ex and I had a fight and I lost care of my grandson. I was manipulated into placing an Intervention Order on him to get my grandson back. Well, I put in a statement that he put holes in my walls. I'm in commission housing and I did want to pay for it. He's not violent and he is going to...
  6. Lochlanny

    TAS How to Get Spent Conviction Removed from Criminal Record?

    I have an annulled spent conviction from 2005. I breached an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) in 2005 in which I was convicted for sending a letter to my son. I have since graduated from University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Social Work degree, but I am finding it increasingly difficult to find...
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    QLD How to Apply for DVO for Myself?

    I have applied for a DVO after years of abuse (financially, emotionally and on two occasions physically). We separated in the year 2012 and he was unable to let go. Phone calls, texts, abusive messages on Facebook to friends, etc. (Note, only some of these messages still exist due to phone...
  8. S

    NSW Accused by Child Protection - What to Do Now?

    So Child Protection showed up on my door on Wednesday and said allegations were made. I let them into my home out of panic. They saw a dirty nappy on the floor (I had just changed my son) and that I had a laundry pile up and the house was a mess. Nothing over the top, just signs of being...
  9. R

    NSW Issues with Child Protection - What to Do?

    Recently someone reported me and my partner to child protection in NSW. They came and interviewed us and viewed our accommodation. 3 days ago, my partner gave birth. They are both healthy and doing well. Today, child protection said that my partner and the baby have to stay in the hospital for...
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    QLD Father of Child's Bully Committed Assault - What to Do?

    My 10-year-old son was verbally and physically assaulted by a parent on school grounds outside his classroom door. The man who assaulted him is allowed to continue to be on school grounds but must be no closer than 50 meters to my son's classroom. Being in Qld, there is nothing I can have put...