E. List of public hearings

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 – Canberra

Law Council of Australia

Ms Wendy Kayler-Thomson, Chair, Family Law Section
Dr Natasha Molt, Senior Legal Adviser

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 – Canberra

Attorney-General’s Department

Ms Esther Bogaart, Acting Assistant Secretary, Family Violence Taskforce,
Civil Justice Policy and Programmes Division
Mr Cameron Gifford, First Assistant Secretary, Civil Justice Policy and Programmes Division
Mr Michael Pahlow, Assistant Secretary, AusCheck
Ms Ashleigh Saint, Acting Assistant Secretary, Family Law Branch
Ms Sara Samios, Acting Assistant Secretary, Legal Assistance Branch

Department of Social Services

Dr Roslyn Baxter, Group Manager, Families Group

Monday, 24 July 2017 – Melbourne

Bravehearts

Ms Hetty Johnston AM, Founder and Executive Chair

Ms Rosie Batty

Women's Legal Services Australia

Ms Joanna Fletcher, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Helen Matthews, Director, Legal and Policy

National Family Violence Prevention and Legal Services Forum

Ms Antoinette Braybrook, National Convenor
Ms Laura Vines, Manager, Strategy and Policy

Legal Aid Victoria

Ms Gayathri Paramasivam, Associate Director, Family Law
Ms Emma Smallwood, Program Manager, Family Violence

Springvale Monash Legal Centre

Mrs Ashleigh Newnham, Senior Community Development Worker
Ms Kristen Wallwork, Executive Director

No To Violence / Men's Referral Service

Mr Michael Brandenburg, Strategy Manager

Australian Association of Social Workers

Ms Christine Craik, National Vice President
Ms Angela Scarfe, Professional Officer (Social Policy and Advocacy)

InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence

Mrs Alla Epelboym, Legal Centre Manager
Ms Faye Spiteri, Chair of the Board
Mrs Luba Tanevski, Migration Agent

Tuesday, 25 July 2017 – Melbourne

The Hon. Professor Marcia Neave AO

Judicial College of Victoria

Ms Jane Mevel, Manager, Research and Policy
Ms Kristie Dunn, Education Program Manager, Family Violence

Monday, 31 July 2017 – Sydney

Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety

Dr Heather Nancarrow, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Michele Robinson, Director, Evidence to Action

Interrelate Limited

Ms Patricia Occelli, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Matthew Lawrence Stubbs, Head of Research and Service Development
Ms Robyn Parker, Senior Manager, Research and Evaluation
Mr Ross Butler, Senior Manager, Family Dispute Resolution

National Association of Community Legal Centres

Mr Nassim Arrage, Chief Executive Officer

Australian Pro Bono Centre

Mr John Corker, Chief Executive Officer

Clayton Utz

Mr David Hillard, Pro Bono Partner

Divorce Partners Pty Ltd

Mr David Eagle, Chief Executive Office
Mr Mark Jones, Partner

Gilbert + Tobin

Ms Anne Cregan, Partner
Ms Michelle Hannon, Partner

Lander & Rogers

Ms Rachell Davey, Special Counsel
Ms Joanna Renkin, Partner

Law Society of New South Wales

Ms Nerida Harvey, Principal Solicitor Community Referral Service

People with Disability Australia Incorporated

Ms Meredith Lea, Policy Officer, Violence Prevention
Mrs Leonie Hazelton, Individual Advocate
Ms Paulina Gutierrez, Individual Advocate

Jannawi Family Centre

Ms Biljana Milosevic, Director

Tuesday, 8 August 2017 – Canberra

Relationships Australia

Dr Andrew Bickerdike, Chair of the Board
Ms Alison Brook, National Executive Officer
Ms Emily McDonald, General Manager

Lone Fathers Association of Australia Incorporated

Mr Barry Williams

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 – Alice Springs

Alice Springs Women's Shelter

Mrs Dianne Gipey, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Sophie Broughton-Cunningham, Court Support Officer

Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit

Ms Kim Raine, Legal Practitioner

Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service

Ms Kirsty Bloomfield, Aboriginal Legal Support Officer
Mr Matthew Thomas Bonson, Law and Project Manager
Mr Simon Philip Caldwell, Family Legal Officer
Miss Maxine Carlton, Aboriginal Field Officer
Mr Glen Dooley, Principal Legal Officer

Central Australian Women's Legal Service

Ms Janet Taylor, Managing Principal Solicitor
Ms Anna Ryan, Senior Lawyer

Tuesday, 5 September 2017 – Canberra

One in Three Campaign

Mr Greg Andresen, Senior Researcher
Mr Andrew Humphreys, Social Worker

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 – Canberra

Professor Patrick Parkinson AM, Private capacity

Attorney-General's Department

Mr Cameron Gifford, First Assistant Secretary, Civil Justice Policy and Programmes Division
Ms Kathleen Denley, Assistant Secretary, Legal Assistance Branch
Ms Sara Samios, Acting Assistant Secretary, Legal Assistance Branch
Ms Esther Bogaart, Acting Assistant Secretary, Family Violence Taskforce
Ms Ashleigh Saint, Acting Assistant Secretary, Family Law Branch

Department of Social Services

Dr Roslyn Baxter, Group Manager, Families Group

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 – Canberra

Ms Zoe Rathus AM

Dr Samantha Jeffries

Dr Helena Menih

Parents Beyond Breakup

Mr Peter Nicholls, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Terry Valentine, Chairman
Ms Amanda Sillars, MIDS Facilitator

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