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In the child's best interests

14 Jun 2015
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The Family Court is one of the most controversial institutions in Australia. It’s also one of the least scrutinised.

In a number of Family Court cases, where claims of child sexual abuse have been made against a father, the court has switched care from the mother to the father after a recommendation by a child psychiatrist or psychologist. Jess Hill investigates the role of expert report writers in the way the court decides on claims of abuse.

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2015
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