Reform the Family Law Act to Protect the Innocent

Augusto Zimmermann

The Turnbull government has ordered a comprehensive review of the family law system to ensure it can deal with cases of domestic violence and child abuse. The Australian Law Reform Commission will conduct a wide-ranging review of the Family Law Act, the first comprehensive examination since its introduction forty-two years ago. In the meantime, a […]

‘Radical’ overhaul of commonwealth courts imminent

Nicola Berkovic - The Australian

‘Radical’ overhaul of commonwealth courts imminent Attorney-General Senator George Brandis said he had an “entirely open mind” on changes to the courts’ structure Nicola Berkovic Legal affairs correspondent Sydney @NicBerko “Radical” changes to the commonwealth law courts, in which the Family Court may be scrapped and folded into the Federal Court, could be implemented as […]