Rae Kaspiew

Rae Kaspiew

Dr Rae Kaspiew is a socio-legal researcher with particular expertise in family law, family violence and elder abuse. Prior to her appointment as Research Director, Systems and Services, she was Executive Manager of the Family Law, Family Violence and Elder Abuse research program at the Australian Institute of Family Studies

She has been involved in an extensive range of studies and is the lead author of two large scale evaluations of successive waves of reforms in family law (the 2006 and 2012 reforms). 

She led the team that completed the National Elder Abuse Prevalence Study in 2021. Themes included her work include the extent to which systems and services meet the needs of people affected by elder abuse and family violence.

Advisory roles have included membership the Family Law Council a body that provides policy advice on family law to the federal Attorney General from 2010 to 2016. 

Rae was also a member of the Violence Against Women Advisory Group (2009-2011) that advised the federal Minister for the Status of Women on the implementation of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women. 

Rae is also on the editorial board of the Australian Journal of Family Law.

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Conference 2023

The Pacifica Congress Annual Conference - Family Matters is being held at the Grand Chancellor in Hobart from Aug 31-Sep 2 2023

 

 

 

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Dr Sarah Calvert

Dr Sarah Calvert looks at how current and up to date psychological science and its knowledge base can inform and support both the participants and decision making in the more complex cases that come to Family Courts. 

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