Inside Family Law with Zoë Durand

By zoedurand

Conversations from the coalface of the family law system in Australia. For more see

  1. 1.
    “In control to steer outcomes”, An interview with Elise McSweeny from SplitWorld
  2. 2.
    "The real world is not the real world" - family law and separation during Coronavirus with Hayder Shkara, principal at Justice Family Lawyers
  3. 3.
    New ways of doing old problems: family law in the time of Coronavirus
  4. 4.
    “A measure of pushback” with Jacqui Dawson (Sexton Family Law)
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  6. 6.
    Anne-Marie Cade: 'Between then and now' - the divorce coach walking with clients through the process
  7. 7.
    A discussion with Rachel Brace from Relationspace about Max’s Divorce Earthquake
  8. 8.
    Inside Family Law Podcast launch: 5.30pm, Wed 25 Sept - meet the interviewees behind the podcast, sponsored by Clarence Workspaces for Professionals & Legal Home Loans
  1. 9.
     “The lens that you have” -  Dr Robert Simon (United States Forensic Psychologist) on understanding families around the world and  children’s views. AFCC series.
  2. 10.
     “The answers for themselves” The Honourable Stephen Thackray on working with Aboriginal Australians to make family law more accessible. AFCC series.
  3. 11.
      “A voice not a choice” – The Honourable Diana Bryant AO QC (former Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia) on what is working well, what could work better and ideas for reform. AFCC series.
  4. 12.
     “Things we can do now” - Judge Alexandra Harland on making positive changes on the ground. AFCC series.
  5. 13.
    “Focus on the kids and think long term” – Judge Tom Altobelli on the AFCC, the importance of collaboration and insights for parents who are separating. AFCC series.
  6. 14.
    “You know, but you don’t know” – Albert Frantz (concert pianist, entrepreneur, social justice advocate, Vienna) on being a donor conceived child and identity as a human right. AFCC series
  7. 15.
    “A different way of thinking” - On parenting Coordination overseas and recently in Australia with Dr Astrid Martalas and Craig Schneider, South Africa. AFCC Series.
  8. 16.
    “They count for something” –  Darren Mort (Barrister, actor and director, Melbourne) on  Child focused separation including the book and film ‘Tommy’. AFCC Series
  9. 17.
    “What are these problems?” Dr Phil Stahl (psychologist and expert witness, Arizona) on the specific issues that complicate post separation parenting. AFCC series.
  10. 18.
     “Building strength and resilience between the parents” -  Our Family Wizard with Timothy McMichael and Rachael Howitz: use of technology is family law. AFCC series.
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    “Winning and losing is not going to be helpful” - Timothy McMichael (Mediator of the Year in New Zealand) on comparing mediation in New Zealand and Australia. AFCC series.
  12. 20.
     “Talking to a wall” – Reflections on surrogacy in Australia, following a personal experience with Stephen Page (lawyer, Brisbane). AFCC series.
  13. 21.
    “Don’t you ever get a spot on your shirt?” Dr Robert Simon (United States Forensic Psychologist) on how all parents make mistakes and understanding each families unique culture. AFCC series.
  14. 22.
    Jeffrey Choy “looking for little shiny baubles” – Jeffrey on his personal experience with separation and his work today as a family lawyer
  15. 23.
    “marking the end” – David Leckie (Global Director) on amicably separating through Divorce Hotel International
  16. 24.
    "To be commercially sensible" - Kate Rafton on approaches to family law
  17. 25.
    “just keep going” – Nicole Pozovsky from Swaabs on some of the challenges of being a younger practitioner in family law and strategies to overcome these
  18. 26.
    "The commonsense approach" - Tahlia Bleier on the groundbreaking High Court case of Masson & Parsons and Anor
  19. 27.
    "One woman a week still dies..." - Kerry Chikarovski on family violence and her work with Our Watch
  20. 28.
    'I want children to see their parents with open eyes' - Dr Jennifer Neoh on her new groundbreaking type of family therapy
  21. 29.
    'Make the deal, not break the deal' - with Registrar Brett McGrath
  22. 30.
    Bonus - Behind the scenes of Inside Family Law - interview by Eric Gyors with Zoe Durand (originally aired on Eastside 89.7FM)
  23. 31.
    'That children could do that or would do that' - The Honourable Mark La Poer Trench on children's wishes (increasing maturity of children) and also self represented litigants
  24. 32.
    ‘Back to the future’ – The Honourable Peter Rose OM QC on the ALRC recommendations for family law reform (as seen in The Australian)
  25. 33.
    Why Inside Family Law? Introduction from Zoë Durand
  26. 34.
    'The devil will be in the detail' - the ALRC recommendations for reform with Amy Jenkins (lawyer)
  27. 35.
    'Crossing the bridge' - parenting through a separation with Vincent Papaleo (clinical psychologist and family report writer)
  28. 36.
    'Left behind parents' - International child abduction with Rebecca Chapman (lawyer)
  29. 37.
    'The door was open' - Can a sperm donor be a parent? With Tahlia Bleier (family lawyer)

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