Sharnee Moore

Sharnee Moore

Research Fellow
Australian Institute of Family Studies
BA (UQ), BSocSci (JCU), Grad Cert Pub Admin (UC), JD (UC), Grad Dip Leg Prac (ANU)

Sharnee is a socio-legal researcher who has worked on many AIFS projects concerning a range of issues. Her major projects have included research concerning the role of social networking and mobile phone technologies in sexual violence, a scoping study for a national survey of children and young people in out-of-home care, work to evaluate the 2012 Family Violence Amendments to the Family Law Act, research examining the role of Independent Children’s Lawyers in the family law system and work with the Child Family Community Australia information exchange. Prior to joining AIFS, Sharnee worked on policy and program management in relation to separated families and child support. Sharnee’s work has a focus on issues relating to domestic and family violence and vulnerable families in a family law context.

Sharnee also works with the AIFS Ethics Committee in a support and advisory capacity, providing governance support and advice and ensuring AIFS is compliant with the relevant protocols.

Selected publications

R. Carson, R. Kaspiew, J. Dunstan, L. Qu, B. Horsfall, J. De Maio et al. (2016). Identifying and responding to family violence and child safety concerns: Findings from the AIFS Evaluation of the 2012 family violence amendments. Family Matters 98, 7-15. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Kaspiew, R., Carson, R., Coulson, M., Dunstan, J., &  Moore, S. (2015). Responding to family violence: A survey of family law practices and experiences (Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments) (PDF 3.7 MB). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Kaspiew, R., Carson, R., Dunstan, J., Qu, L., Horsfall, B., De Maio, J. et al. (2015). Evaluation of the 2012 family violence amendments: Synthesis report. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Kaspiew, R., Carson, R., Dunstan, J., De Maio, J., Moore, S., Moloney, L. et al. (2015). Experiences of Separated Parents Study (Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments) (PDF  4.2 MB). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Kaspiew, R., Carson, R., Qu, L., Horsfall, B., Tayton, S.,  Moore, S. et al. (2015). Court Outcomes Project (Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments) (PDF  1.4 MB). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Campo. M., Kaspiew, R., Moore, S., & Tayton, S. (2014). Children affected by domestic and family violence. Commissioned by NSW Family and Community Services. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Carson, R., Kaspiew, R., Moore, S., Deblaquiere, J., De Maio, J., & Horsfall, B. (2014). The role and efficacy of Independent Children's Lawyers: Findings from the AIFS Independent Children's Lawyer Study. Family Matters 94, 58-69. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Kaspiew, R., Carson, R., Moore, S., De Maio J., Deblaquiere, J., & Horsfall, B. (2014). Getting the word out: The role of Independent Children's Lawyers in the family law system. Australian Journal of Family Law 28(1) 29.

Kaspiew, R., Carson, R., Moore, S., De Maio, J., Deblaquiere, J., & Horsfall, B. (2014). Independent Children's Lawyers Study: final report. Research report. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Kaspiew, R., Carson, R., Moore, S., De Maio J., Deblaquiere, J., & Horsfall, B. (2014). The Role of Independent Children's Lawyers in the Family Law System. Child Family and Community Australia Connect. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Tayton, S., Kaspiew, R., Moore, S., & Campo. M. (2014). Groups and communities at risk of domestic and family violence. Commissioned by NSW Family and Community Services. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Bluett-Boyd, N., Fileborn, B., Quadara, A., & Moore, S. (2013). The role of emerging communication technologies in experiences of sexual violence: A new legal frontier? (AIFS Research Report No. 23). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Carson, R., Moore, S., & Kaspiew, R. (2012). Family law update. In Family Matters, 91, 106. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Moore, S., & Carson, R. (2012) Family Law Update. In Family Matters 90, 106. Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.