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Thea Brown


Filicide offenders

This paper describes offenders charged with the murder or manslaughter of their child(ren) in Australia between 2000–01 and 2011–12 to examine the prevalence of risk factors documented in the literature among custodial parents, non-custodial parents and step-parents.
Literature review

Family Support Program literature review

The objectives of this literature review are to identify existing information regarding Family Support Program (FSP) family law services and related programs and to identify material in respect of best practices in service delivery and performance measurement in these areas.

Family violence and family law in Australia

This report was commissioned by the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department in early 2009 to examine the impact of family violence, which had occurred before, during and or after parental relationship breakdown, on post-separation decision making and arrangements as viewed by children and parents. More specifically the...