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Secretary, Department of Communities and Justice and Fiona Farmer [2019] NSWChC 5

Application by father for restoration under s 83(4) Care Act — mother has mental health issues which affect her ability to parent — father demonstrated lack of understanding of mother’s health incapacity and failed to protect child — father has separated from mother — risk is minimal and is capable of being addressed — realistic possibility of restoration to father within a reasonable period — Secretary to prepare a different permanency plan involving restoration.