Queensland judge sets precedent, allowing Mum to consent to child’s transgender treatment

A Queensland judge has made an urgent and important precedent-setting decision for a child who wants to stop developing as a boy and live life as a girl. Kay DibbenCourt reporter January 15, 2021 – 12:00AM The Courier-Mail Ellen Page is transgender and will now go by the name Elliot Page, he announced on social […]

Big money and endless acrimony: Family Court reform to rein in ‘dreadful’ litigants, lawyers

Harriet Alexander, Sydney Morning Herald

January 6, 2021 — 12.01am The government’s chief backer for its controversial Family Court merger says the bill would give judges the power to rein in litigants who waste court time and use unfair strategies. Patrick Parkinson, the outgoing head of the University of Queensland’s law school, said the legislation before the Senate will allow […]