march, 2021

18mar1:00 pm- 2:30 pmParental Alienation in the Australian Family Law System1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Online event


Event Details

The Family Law Pathways Networks across Australia invite you to join a free webinar with leading family law expert, Zoe Rathus AM. This webinar will explore the concept of parental alienation in the Australian family law system, and particularly will look at the impact of tensions between: the philosophy of shared post-separation parenting, DFV, protection of children from harm, allegations of alienation and ways that parental alienation can be misused.

Zoe Rathus AM is a senior lecturer at the Griffith University Law School. She has published and presented widely on women and the law, particularly the family law system and the impact of family violence on women and children. Zoe commenced in private practice in 1981 and became coordinator of the Women’s Legal Service in 1989 – where she then worked for 15 years. She has been a vocal advocate for legal system reform for nearly 40 years. She is currently Chairperson of the Immigrant Women’s Support Service and a member of the Queensland Law Society Domestic Violence Committee. Zoe has received a number of awards, including an Order of Australia in 2011 for her services to women, the law, Indigenous peoples and education.


(Thursday) 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Family Law Pathways Network