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    QLD Separated for More than 5 Years - Ex Refusing Mediation?

    Hi, guys. TLDR - go to last paragraph... Here's a basic rundown of what's going on: 1. Ex left 5 years ago to be with the guy she was having an affair with, who then became her de facto. 2. Initially, she did not want the kids and then decided on a 3/7 shared custody basis, and, once she...
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    VIC Parenting Plan - What to Do if Mediation is Unsuccessful?

    Hi, My partner and I decided to separate in May 2019. Currently, we are still in the same roof. We have two lovely children 6 and 3(soon to be 4 in Sept). At first, it was very amicable where we started drafting parenting schedules in excel and were working together on what expenses would look...
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    QLD Father Unsuitable to Attend Post Separation Program - What to Do?

    There is an order The order requiring: That the Applicant father file and serve an affidavit with respect to why he has not complied: a. Including provisions of a letter from Relationship Australia detailing why he was refused from participating in the Post Separation Program; and b. Details...
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    NSW De Facto Step-Parent's Access to Children After Separation?

    Hello, First time posting here, I'm sure it won't be the last... I have recently left my de facto partner of 7 years. I have two young children (11 and 8), not biologically his, from a previous relationship. Since separating, I have tried to maintain a relationship between him and the...
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    VIC Can I Sue My College for Negligence?

    I've suffered from so much stress and anxiety just because my college is unwilling to communicate and are hiring untrained/incompetent counsellors. Counsellors have ruined my life and my relationships at the college, and the college is not willing to resolve issues with me. I've clearly advised...
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    Australian Law on Protection Counsellors for Reporting Child Abuse?

    I am a counsellor student at Caboolture TAFE and a question has been posed to me that I am struggling to answer. The scenario is this "A 15 year old client comes to me and advises that she is being sexually abused by her mother's boyfriend and has been subjected to this abuse since she was 8...
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    VIC False Allegations Made by College Counsellor - Is This Defamation?

    Hello, I have trouble at college caused by false allegations made by a counsellor. She was paranoid and came up with some crazy stories because of a comment I made in a session, but claimed it was professional opinion. It got me suspended and ruined my reputation and since then my health has...