Children’s Views in Abduction Cases

The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia decision of Colak & Viduka [2016] FamCAFC 79 reviewed the issues relating to not returning a child to their overseas home following parental abduction where the child expresses a view against returning. The family had lived in Croatia since 2006 wh...

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Adoption Equality for Victoria

On 1 September 2016 changes to the Adoption Amendments (Adoption by Same-Sex Couples) Act 2015 came into effect. The changes to the Act represent a historical step forward in the fight for equality for Victoria’s LGBTI community. The changes allow couples in Victoria to adopt regardless of their s...

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