Divorce in the Jewish Community

Australians who marry are subject to the provisions of the Marriage Act 1961 (Cth).  When they want a divorce, they are subject to the provisions of the Family Law Act 1975. In the matters of marriage and divorce, observant Jewish Australians must take into account two different legal systems: ...

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“Men in Focus” – a Study by Our Watch

Our Watch and “Men in Focus” Last week, Our Watch released a new report titled “Men in Focus”, which discusses the links between masculinity and violence against women, and the ways to engage men and boys in its prevention. Our Watch is an independent, not for profit organisation establi...

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Enforcing International Maintenance Orders

An ever integrating global society raises a number of issues for enforcing an overseas maintenance liability including child support and spousal maintenance. Often when a spouse chooses to relocate internationally, the other party is left feeling vulnerable and concerned that orders for child suppor...

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