|REPRESENTATION OF CHILDREN IN FAMILY LAW PROCEEDINGS||1|
|REPRESENTATION OF CHILDREN IN FAMILY LAW PROCEEDINGS A Report to the Commonwealth Attorney-General prepared for the Family Law Council by the Separate Representation of Children Committee convened by the Family Law Council||3|
|Table of Contents||6|
|2. HISTORICAL CONTEXT||10|
|3. SOCIAL CONTEXT||13|
|4. PRESENT FUNCTION AND ROLES||14|
|5. PRESENT GUIDELINES AND DECISIONS||18|
|6. ROLE OF THE SEPARATE REPRESENTATIVE||21|
|7. CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH THE SEPARATE REPRESENTATIVE SHOULD BE APPOINTED.||30|
|8. CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER WHICH A SEPARATE REPRESENTATIVE MIGHT BE MORE EFFECTIVE.||32|
|9. COST EFFECTIVENESS||33|
|10. STRATEGIES TO INCREASE EFFECTIVENESS||34|
|11. THE SYSTEM OF SEPARATE REPRESENTATION||37|
|12. THE PROCESS||39|
|13. SPECIALISATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE||39|
|14. ANTICIPATED PROBLEMS||42|
|15. STRUCTURES AND PROCEDURES||43|
|APPENDIX 1 "GUIDELINES FOR SEPARATE REPRESENTATIVES OF CHILDREN APPOINTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 65 OF THE FAMILY LAW ACT||51|
|APPENDIX 2 QUESTIONNAIRE FOR JUDGES OF THE FAMILY COURTS OF AUSTRALIA AND WESTERN AUSTRALIA||54|
|APPENDIX 3 How to Get Valid Instructions From a Child - Maturity Testing - Dr. I Apel||69|
|APPENDIX 4 List of responses to Consultative Paper distributed in November 1988 and written submissions||77|
|APPENDIX 5 List of persons from whom the Committee took oral submissions||79|
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| author1=Family Law Council (Australia). Separate Representation of Children Committee.
| title=Representation of children in family law proceedings : a report to the Commonwealth Attorney-General
| section=iv, 78 pages : forms ; 25 cm.
| series=Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ;
| issue=PP no. 235 of 1989
| publisher=Australian Govt. Pub. Service
| access-date=11 April 2021
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