Legal News Sydney

December 1, 2023
Two-year-old Wins Maltreatment Case Against Commonwealth

A two-year-old girl, only known only as DIZ18 to the public, was evacuated from The Nauru Regional Processing Centre for urgent medical care following months of court proceedings in 2018 which forced...

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November 22, 2023
Punishment for non-compliance with court orders

When a there is a dispute between parents, often the court will serve an order to ensure the welfare and financial stability of both parties and the child. This is legally binding...

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November 20, 2023
Social Media and Family Law

In the age of social media, there is a growing platform of people sharing everything about their lives online. This can be a tool used for good, providing people with a sense...

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November 2, 2023
Child Support in Australia and Texas’ Interesting Child Support Scheme: A Comparison

  Child Support in Texas, United States of America As of 1 September 2023, the State of Texas has given effect to House Bill 393, confirming that any person who is convicted...

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October 30, 2023
Can you use physical force to punish your child in NSW?

The way children are raised is significantly dependent on the sociocultural influences around them, and a contentious issue that is often discussed is the use of physical punishment on children as a...

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October 25, 2023
Class Action Lawsuit Against Carnival Cruise: Court Has Decided

A cruise with 28 deaths and more than 600 victims of COVID-19; the Federal Court has made it’s decision. In March 2020, the Ruby Princess Ship set for departure carrying “a significant...

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October 23, 2023
NSW Police Force 'Emergency Powers'

Excessive use of police powers in social justice contexts has been the topic of public criticism on numerous occasions, with respect to the impediment of individual rights to protest and right to...

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October 20, 2023
The Appellate Jurisdiction

Appeals are applications to higher courts by a party who believes that the decision at first instance was incorrect. Appellate work is a special area of law and usually requires specialist lawyers...

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October 18, 2023
2023 Referendum

A referendum was held on 14 October 2023, where Australians were asked whether they would like to change the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and...

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