News Items matching Marriage, Children and Relationships

Parents' loss acknowledged through recognition certificates

Date: 20 Jan 2015, Filed under: Children, Family Law

New South Wales Attorney-General, Brad Hazzard, has announced that the State Government has moved to ensure families can have the tragedy of early pregnancy...

New approach to domestic violence assistance

Date: 17 Feb 2014, Filed under: AVO/Domestic Violence

New South Wales Minister for Women, Pru Goward, has announced the launch of the NSW Government's It Stops Here Domestic and Family Violence Framework....

Calls for greater cooperation to tackle child sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities

Date: 01 Feb 2013, Filed under: Sexual Offences, Children, Victim Support

Federal Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda along with the Australian Human Rights Commission welcomed the NSW Ombudsman's report on child sexual abuse...

New laws to deal with international child abduction

Date: 26 Sep 2011, Filed under: Children

Federal Attorney-General Robert McClelland, has announced the Government will introduce new measures to strengthen Australia's laws that deal with international...

Child protection allegations

Date: 05 May 2011, Filed under: Sexual Offences, Children

The Tasmanian Children Minister, Lin Thorp, has announced that the decision last year to release a public interest copy of the then-Commissioner for Children's...

New national register for domestic and family violence orders

Date: 04 Mar 2011, Filed under: AVO/Domestic Violence

Federal Attorney-General, Robert McClelland, and Status of Women Minister, Kate Ellis, have welcomed the agreement of the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General...

Review of children in police custody announced

Date: 13 Dec 2010, Filed under: Children, Human Rights, International Law

Wellington, Dec 10 NZPA - The treatment of children in police custody is to be reviewed to make sure it meets standards set out under a United Nati...

AUSTRAC accepts enforceable undertaking from PayPal Australia

Date: 26 Nov 2009, Filed under: Court Appearances, Banking & Finance, Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Competition & Trade Regulation, Trade & Customs, Divorce

The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) has announced it has accepted an enforceable undertaking from PayPal Australia Pty Lt...

High Court finds NSW frozen assets law unconstitutional

Date: 17 Nov 2009, Filed under: Court Appearances, Divorce, Administrative Law

The High Court of Australia has held section 10 of the Criminal Assets Recovery Act 1990 (NSW) (the Act) is constitutionally invalid.

ACT allows civil partnership ceremonies

Date: 12 Nov 2009, Filed under: Divorce, Children, Administrative Law

ACT Attorney-General, Simon Corbell has welcomed a Legislative Assembly decision to pass the Civil Partnerships Act 2008, to ensure legal recognition of...


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