December 5, 2016

Property maintenance after the end of a de facto relationship

Part VIIIAB of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (the Act) outlines how financial matters are to be regulated between people in de facto relationships, including […]
December 5, 2016

What are the laws relating to voluntary and mandatory reporting for child abuse?

It’s generally accepted that parents are responsible for the care, protection and upbringing of a child. Matters to do with children and the family are usually […]
December 5, 2016

Are marriages involving a transgender person valid?

The current Australian position in relation to marriage is that it must be a union between a man and a woman as stated in the Marriage […]
December 5, 2016

Domestic violence laws in Australia

It is estimated that one in three women experience physical violence throughout Australia, and with such disturbing statistics, robust domestic violence laws are essential and every […]