Foster Care Week is celebrated in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia from 11-17 September. We are both humbled and amazed by the enormous contribution of our village of carers who open their homes, their hearts and their lives giving back to the community so selflessly.
OzChild Board Member appointed as a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia
In March OzChild Board Member, the Hon Justice Timothy McEvoy was appointed as a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia, commencing on 26 April 2022.
Justice McEvoy has been appointed to the Victorian Registry to replace the Hon Justice Jennifer Davies following her retirement on 1 April 2022. Justice McEvoy has been a Judge of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 1) (formerly the Family Court of Australia) since 2019 and a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal since 2020.
Justice McEvoy’s appointment highlights the high calibre of OzChild Board Members and the significant contribution they make to the community. It is an honour to have this kind of expertise on our Board, and we congratulate him on this achievement”– Dr Lisa J. Griffiths, Chief Executive Officer, OzChild.
Child maltreatment is a pervasive issue that casts a long, dark shadow over the lives of countless young Australians. It’s a problem that transcends social, economic, and cultural boundaries, leaving a lasting impact on victims and society as a whole.
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