Tag: Law Reform & Updates

5 posts

Factsheet: The New Affirmative Consent Laws

This factsheet goes with an Ask Lois Webinar from June 2022 explaining what the introduction of ‘affirmative consent’ really means. The webinar covers the history behind the amendments, how they may affect sexual assault reporting, as well as influence cultural change in responding to sexual assault.

Restoration Orders in Child Protection Matters (2014)

This fact sheet covers the relevant laws, practical tips for applying for a restoration order, managing your client’s expectations and understanding when there is a realistic possibility of restoration, The Child Protection Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 and how it might impact restoration outcomes.