This seminar presents a great opportunity for all legal practitioners working in child protection to get up to speed with recent case law relevant to the jurisdiction, and to ask questions of some of the Counsel who appeared.
Cases discussed includes:
- AA v Secretary to the DHHS & Ors  VSC 400, a successful judicial
review of certain case plan and removal decisions made by the Secretary;
- DHHS v The Children’s Court of Vic & Powell  VSC 144, looking at
the impact of COVID restrictions on how the Court considers what is in a
child’s best interests; and
- Recent published decisions of the Children’s Court.