How to use this Resource Handbook

The Children’s Court of NSW Resource Handbook, or any section of it, can be read in its entirety or sections selected as the need arises.

The Resource Handbook is available online only. To enable speedy access, a detailed Contents list and cross-references in the text are hyperlinked to enable immediate access to the linked section of the Resource Handbook. Also all statutes, regulations and rules, and their provisions, cases, and court practice notes referred to in the text have been hyperlinked.

Your feedback

The Children’s Court of NSW and the Judicial Commission of NSW welcome your feedback on how the Resource Handbook could be improved.

We are particularly interested in receiving relevant practice examples (including any relevant model directions) that you would like to share with other judicial officers.

In addition, you may discover errors, or wish to add further references to legislation, case law, specific sections of other Bench Books, discussion or research material.

Please send your comments, by email, to the Editor — Children’s Court of NSW Resource Handbook at:

Alternatively, you could send mail to the Judicial Commission of NSW at:

GPO Box 3634
Sydney NSW 2001