This subject introduces students to family law in a multicultural Australia. Students explore family law issues such as de facto relationships, divorce, property settlement, custody and access, together with the protection of children under the Family Law Act 1975. Issues of parental rights, same-sex relationships and Indigenous perspectives on family law are also canvassed. In addition, societal problems of child abuse and domestic violence are examined, including the growing awareness of children's rights.
Centre for Law and Justice
All Level 1XX core LAW subjects.
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