Indigenous and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) families face a range of barriers when accessing legal, counseling and family dispute resolution services, a report by the Family Law Council has found.
Culturally and linguistically diverse families
AIFS Seminar Report, March 2012
Does marrying a local of the host country increase the employment prospects of immigrants? According to results from recent international research, it does.
Enhancing access to family dispute resolution for families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Explores the extent to which family dispute resolution (FDR) services are accessible to families from CALD backgrounds.
Special edition on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. Articles include: the emergence of healing services; strengthening culture
Family violence: Towards a holistic approach to screening and risk assessment in family support services
A review of the current research and literature specific to family violence screening and risk assessment.
Articles include: a commentary on genuine effort in practice; engaging disadvantaged families in child and family services; shariah law and divorce
Articles include shariah law and marriage in Australia, working with families after traumatic events, a whole-of-agency public health approach
Articles include culturally responsive family dispute resolution, children's understandings of post-separation decision making about them
Enhancing family and relationship service accessibility and delivery to culturally and linguistically diverse families in Australia
Identifying and using the issues and concerns of CALD families and service providers to make practice, procedure and policy recommendations.