International Parental Child Abduction (IPCA) Legal and Social Support Services

Category Legal Services

Status Closed

Delivered on behalf of the Attorney-General’s Department

Selection Process Restricted

State/Territory National

Closing Date & Time

The Australian Government is inviting one organisation via a closed non-competitive process to apply to deliver services under the Family Relationships Services Program – IPCA Legal and Social Support Services from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2024.  

The Australian Government has approved in principle funding of up to a total of $2.8 million GST exclusive over 3 years for the provision of a national legal and social support service for families affected by international parental child abduction, commencing 1 July 2021. For this grant opportunity, up to $923,345 GST exclusive is available annually over 3 years from 2021–22 to 2023–24.

The purpose of the IPCA Legal and Social Support Services grant opportunity is to manage and deliver a national legal and social support service for families affected by international parental child abduction. The provision of the grant aligns with the Family Relationship Services Program (FRSP) objective 1.5, which is to improve the well-being of Australian families, particularly families with children, who are at risk of separating or who have separated. Further, the FRSP Guidelines state that the Family Law System projects component of the program enables the provision of funding to support a range of projects that build on and support the capacity of the family law system.

More information

More information about the Family Relationships Services Program - IPCA Legal and Social Support Services as well as requirements for the applicant can be found in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

Other grant opportunity documents are only accessible by the invited applicant on the GrantConnect website.

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Contacting the Community Grants Hub

If you would like assistance, please call the Community Grants Hub Hotline on 1800 020 283 (option 1) or email support@communitygrants.gov.au.

More information about the Community Grants Hub can be found on the Community Grants Hub website.

Please quote 2020-4698 – IPCA Legal and Social Support Services when you phone or email the Community Grants Hub.

Grant Opportunity Documents