In this section we look at two cases: one involving the determination of which parent has the final say where responsibility for the child’s care and well being is shared, while the other looks at circumstances in which final property orders might be varied years after being made in court.
The Australian Law Reform Commission released its discussion paper, Review of the Family Law System, on 2 October 2018. The Review covers a wide range of topics with feedback encouraged to provide a better outcome for those who find themselves embroiled in the system.
Are you considering travelling overseas with your family over the Australian summer school holidays? If there are parenting orders in place or court proceedings pending, we recommend you seek legal advice before travelling with your children, to ensure enjoyable and incident-free travel for your family.
Effective 1 August 2018, the Australian Fair Work Commission added five days of unpaid leave to all employees, including casual awards, to deal with family and domestic violence.