De facto changes start today

Changes to the Family Law Act start today to enable de facto couples (including same sex couples) to obtain property settlement rights in the Family Court and Federal Magistrates Court. The changes apply in all states and territories except Western Australia and South Australia, but even there they apply to a limited degree.

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International Academy of Family Lawyers - IAFL
Mediator Standards Board

De facto changes start today

Changes to the Family Law Act start today to enable de facto couples (including same sex couples) to obtain property settlement rights in the Family Court and Federal Magistrates Court.

The changes apply in all states and territories except Western Australia and South Australia, but even there they apply to a limited degree.

Things to Read, Watch & Listen

What is the Fertility Society of Australia & New Zealand

In this video, Accredited Family Law Specialist and Page Provan Director Stephen Page introduces the Fertility Society of Australia & New Zealand and this organization’s critical role in the IVF industry.

What is Access Australia & Why You Need to Know About it

In this video, Accredited Family Law Specialist and Page Provan Director Stephen Page explains what Access Australia is and how it helps those who need assisted reproductive treatment.

Who Is a Parent Then – Is Three a Crowd?

Stephen Page’s Paper presented to the Legal Services Commission, Adelaide on 19 November, 2021.