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Our Principal Solicitor, Tina Ng, will be making an appearance at the upcoming Health & Medical Industry Forum hosted by the Canterbury-Bankstown Council on Tues 28 Feb from 2pm – 5.30pm at the Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre.She will be addressing the medical profession on the importance and method of wellbeing and self-care for professionals and their clients.

There are now new laws for buying, selling or leasing a property with a swimming pool in NSW. These changes were introduced on 29 April 2016 to further protect the safety of children under the age of five around backyard swimming pools. Properties sold with a pool must have either: A certificate of compliance; or A relevant occupation certificate and...

Remembrance Event A symbolic event to acknowledge the victims of Domestic and Family Violence Please join us on May 6, 2015 at 11am – 12pm Parliament House, 6 Macquarie Street Sydney The community is invited to this event to quietly reflect, acknowledge and honour the women, children and men who have been killed due to DFV. We will lay roses along the fence...

Parramatta/Holroyd Family Support Inc. (PHFS) is a community-based family support service for families in the Parramatta and Holroyd local government areas, operating since 1978. They provide efficient, preventative service to families to improve their wellbeing, by educating and supporting parents on child development and behaviour, parenting strategies, strengthening parent / child relationships, social isolation and family violence. Parramatta/Holroyd Family Support Inc. provides...

Going to Court can be very stressful, and even more so for those who have been involved in family violence. The Women’s Family Law Support Service is an excellent service, located at the Family Court in Sydney. Whether you have current court proceedings or thinking of starting court proceedings, get connected with the Women’s Family Law Support Service, and be...

CatholicCare provides valuable assistance to children, their parents and their families.  Their services include family and relationship counselling; grief counselling; marriage preparation; foster care and services for children and young persons at risk of physical or emotional harm. They also run parenting courses and workshops throughout the year. Below is the 2015 Term 2 schedule of courses held at CatholicCare...

Tina’s been invited again to present at the “Ask a Lawyer” session at the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, organised by the Elise Women’s Refuge. The talk will take place on 6 November 2013. This free support group is facilitated by a domestic violence specialist worker, and endeavours to empower and educate women who have experienced family violence, in helping them to move...

Independent Children’s Lawyers in the Family Law System Facilitated by Natalie Sawtschek, Manager Relationship Services & FDR from Anglicare Parramatta and Tina Ng, Principal Solicitor from Metta Legal PROGRAM 4.00pm Registration 4.15pm Welcome / Housekeeping— Natalie Sawtschek and Tina Ng 4.25pm Speakers— Clyllyn Sperling and Cathy-Anne Grew 5.25pm Questions 5.40pm Sharing information / networking INDEPENDENT CHILDREN’S LAWYERS What is an...

Metta Legal in the news: Metta Legal was one of the business donors who attended at Australia’s Biggest Breakfast Morning Tea Networking Event, held at Rydges Bankstown. It was great fun meeting others in the Bankstown community, and it was heartwarming to see so many businesses come together for the event! The funds raised from Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea help Cancer Council to...

I cringe each time someone asks a victim of domestic violence, “So why didn’t you just leave?” I cringe because it assumes the very thing that often victims do not have: the power to ‘just leave’. I also cringe because if a victim did ‘just leave’, without first putting in place a safety plan, the consequences could be quite disastrous....

Sadly, it is not uncommon for us to receive distressed calls about a child being removed from the Australian jurisdiction to another country overseas, including removal by a parent without the consent of the other parent. In fact, on average two to three children are taken illegally by a parent into and out of Australia each week. Family Law lawyers...

When we speak of grief, we often associate grief for the loss of a loved one. When someone dear to us pass away, we recognise the importance of taking the time to grieve for them, and those around us may support our grieving process by giving us the time and space to grieve. This grieving process is important for us...

“Surround yourself with people who make you want to be a better person.”                                                                           Just as flowers bloom only if they are planted in...

“Chaos is often the precondition for the change your life needed”                                                                                                  ...

“Negative thinking is tiring; positive thinking is invigorating”                                                  When we are stuck in our whirlpool of worries, anxieties, fears and pessimism, we are feeding our mind with negativity. We may not realise it, but our negative...

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