Essays Tagged: "Family Law Act 1975"

Marriage and family according to the legal system.

FamilyThe Australian Bureau of statistics defines family as "two or more persons, one of whom is at ... tered or de-facto), adoption or fostering, and who are usually resident in the same household." The family is the basic unit of society and for this reason; all aspects of family life are governed by ... gal restrictions, and in all of those concerning children, their rights are paramount. The areas of family that I will be outlining are marriage which is the union of man and women voluntary entered f ...

(6 pages) 165 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Review of the findings of the joint parliamentary Standing Committee on Family and Community Affairs in their inquiry into child custody issues of Australia.

In June 2003, a joint parliamentary Standing Committee on Family and Community Affairs was commissioned by the Prime Minister to conduct an inquiry into child ... presented its report on the 29th of December 2003 along with its recommendations for reform of the Family Law Act 1975. The focus of this report will be on an evaluation of the existing law and the r ... on an evaluation of the existing law and the recommendations provided by the Standing Committee on Family and Community Affairs.The legislation pertaining to Childrens matters is contained primarily ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

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olved in the higher divorce rates, in the later quarter of the century, was the introduction of the Family Law Act 1975 which came into operation on 5th January, 1976. This increased the divorce rates ... aising the child on their own, or having the pregnancy terminated.In the early 1900's, the dominant family type was the nuclear family, which consists of two parents and their children.This was basica ...

(4 pages) 67 1 4.1 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Family Law Act 1975

Lyndon B. Johnson, a past president of the United States of America, once said, "The family is the corner stone of our society. More than any other force, it shapes the attitude, the ho ... force, it shapes the attitude, the hopes, the ambitions, and the values of the child. And, when the family collapses it is the children that are usually damaged. When it happens on a massive scale the ... t happens on a massive scale the community itself is crippled. So, unless we work to strengthen the family, to create conditions under which most parents will stay together, all the rest -- schools, p ...

(7 pages) 97 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

How has the role of Australian women changed in society?

hildcare centres with Federal Government Grants. In 1974, a single "Adult" wage was introduced. The Family Law Act 1975 (Cwlth) was passed and aimed to eradicate the disgrace of divorce for women.From ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.2 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

'Till death us do part' 1 Explain the reasons for the rising divorce rate and identify the groups most at risk from divorce - and why.

arp rise in divorce from the early 1960's to the 1970's is the result of legislative changes to the Family Law Act 1975, allowing a backlog of applications to be processed. However, the rate continued ... nctionalist perspective to analyse the question of divorce, from demographical changes, of both the family and the state.'Till death us do part' 2Demographical ChangesDemographically the views of fami ...

(8 pages) 77 0 2.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Evaluate the effectiveness of the law in responding to the changing nature of the family.

Family law is continually undergoing change. As the definition of a family so does the legislation t ... extended in nature, grandparents are now often the responsibility of the government rather than the family. The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) defines a family as 'the natural and fundamental group unit in ... cularly while it is responsible for care and education of dependent children". The composition of a family has changed from the husband and wife and their 2.5 children to many different alternatives o ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Analyse the effect of women of Australia during the 20th century.

ood wife and mother. There have been many influences to promote this view without demur such as the family, school, church and some popular magazines. Well into the 1940s and 1950s, girls' school educ ... wanted to feel economically secured and entered paid employment. Hence, the number of children per family decreased. In later years, 1969, the equal pay issue was raised to the federal government. Wo ...

(2 pages) 1340 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Paternity Fraud

agill case it can be seen that the courts have no problem with dealing with the tort of deceit in a family setting. [1: Magill v Magill (2006) 226 CLR 551 at 186, 211, 612; [2006] HCA 51.]For you to h ... believe it would be in your interest to take the matter further with XYZ Lawyers who specialize in Family Law.Reparation for loss of income under the tort of Injurious FalsehoodThe Tort requires proo ...

(8 pages) 4 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Family legal studies

ibute to the care and welfare of the other spouse and/or children of the marriage. Under s.72 of theFamily Law Act 1975 (Cth), a spouse may be obligated to provide maintenance to the other spouse if t ... maintenance should be fulfilled and determined on the factors of children and property.2) A blended family is one where one parent is a stepparent. Step-parents do not have the same legal responsibili ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Save the Children

The principle law of child abuse in Queensland comes under the Child Protection Act 1999 (QLD). The Family Law Act 1975 (Cwth) and Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Act 2000 ... ificance to the murder, if the "best interest" in the child is important. However, according to The Family Law Amendment (Shared Parental Responsibility) Act 2006 (Cwth), "the "best interest" of the c ...

(8 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays