This subject introduces students to family law in a multicultural Australia. Students explore family law issues such as marriages, de facto relationships, divorce, property settlement and children under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth). Issues of same-sex relationships and Indigenous perspectives on family law are also canvassed. In addition, underlying social issues such as child abuse and domestic violence are examined, including the recognition of children's rights. A number of these issues within the family law setting are canvassed within the context of gender and gender inequalities.
Centre for Law and Justice
All Level 1 LAW core subjects.
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