What does it mean to be an Aboriginal child when it comes to adoption?

Recent NSWCA decision expands the definition of ‘Aboriginal child’.

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The new National Family Law Property Arbitration List

The new National Arbitration list in a nutshell & some helpful tips for discussing dispute resolution options.

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The limits of the Hague Convention in child abduction cases

In the recent case of Walpole the Full Court of the Family Court allowed an appeal against orders requiring two children to return to NZ.

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Parenting during a pandemic: best interests of the child remain paramount

With COVID-19 adding an extra complication to the lives of many families, how are families to approach their family law issues during this time ?

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Children’s Guardian Act 2019: an historic step to an integrated child safe scheme in NSW

The Children’s Guardian Act 2019, which commences 1 March, brings all the functions of the Children’s Guardian together under one Act.

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What does it mean to be a parent? High Court delivers clarity in sperm donor case

Can a sperm donor be a legal parent ? Our expert, DR FELICITY BELL, takes a closer look at the High Court’s landmark decision.

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Is this the future of family law? Overview of the ALRC Report

Concerned about the future of family law but haven’t got around to reading the ALRC’s 580+ page report? DR FELICITY BELL provides an overview of…

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Family arbitration: What it is and how to use it

With the family law system in crisis JUDGE JOE HARMAN of the Federal Circuit Court discusses the merits of family arbitration.

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NSW stamp duty exemption now available in family law arbitration

Did you know you can get a NSW stamp duty exemption in family law arbitration? ANTONELLA SANDERSON explains the reforms making arbitration all the more…

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First judicial consideration of family law property arbitration reforms

Braddon & Braddon is the first judicial clarification of when a family law property arbitral award can be reviewed, or registration opposed. By MATTHEW SHEPHERD.

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