Child Protection: How DHHS and the Courts are Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this podcast, family lawyers Andrea Bunn and Alastair Noakes of Nicholes Family Lawyers discuss how the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Courts have modified and adapted their services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a particular focus on child protection matters.

Presented by Nicholes Family Lawyers

Useful links

Kids Helpline: a free, private and confidential telephone counselling service – 1800 55 1800

Parent line: a state-wide counselling and support service for all Victorian parents – 13 22 89 or 1300 272 736

Safe Steps: a domestic violence hotline service for women and children – 1800 015 188

WIRE Helpline: free support, referral, and information for all Victorian women (non-binary and gender diverse inclusive) – 1300 134 130

Relationship Space: an online program to help parents manage divorce

Online Family Violence Intervention Order Application

Relationships Australia

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