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Indigenous Australians and the Family Law System

Family Law Matters Indigenous Australians and the Family Law System What are some of the barriers that Indigenous Australians face when accessing the family law system? The legal system has long been found to be failing all members of the Australian community with regards to access to the legal system, particularly highlighted within a Senate …

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Information about Family Law amid COVID19

Information Update Family Law amid COVID19 Already within a matter of months, COVID-19 has upended the lives of children and families across the globe. School closures and movement restrictions are disrupting children’s routines and support systems. They are also adding new stressors on caregivers who may have to forgo work. Evidence and what to expect …

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Harmonisation of the Courts

Parenting and Property Matters Harmonisation of the Courts The complex overlap between the jurisdiction and administration of the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court has been heavily criticised as being “confusing, inefficient and [for] causing unacceptable delays’’. Traditionally, the two-court system was been constructed in order to enable better specialisation, wherein the …

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The Impact of Family Violence in Children’s Matters

Parenting Matters The Impact of Family Violence Upon Children How is Parenting Order made? Under Section 64B of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (“the Act”), the Court gains the power to make parenting orders that are binding on all parties involved. In making such an order, under Section 61DA(1) of the Act, the starting …

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Does Having a Place help me get 50/50 Custody?

Podcast Does Having a place help me get 50/50 custody? Dads Online Podcast One of our Principal Lawyers, Daniel Dalli, discusses with Dads Online some of the issues that arise after separation or divorce. This podcast focuses on whether having your own property will help you obtain greater care of your children. You can access …

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