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Parents' loss acknowledged through recognition certificates

Date: 20 Jan 2015, Filed under: Children, Family Law

New South Wales Attorney-General, Brad Hazzard, has announced that the State Government has moved to ensure families can have the tragedy of early pregnancy...

Calls for greater cooperation to tackle child sexual abuse in Aboriginal communities

Date: 01 Feb 2013, Filed under: Sexual Offences, Children, Victim Support

Federal Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda along with the Australian Human Rights Commission welcomed the NSW Ombudsman's report on child sexual abuse...

New laws to deal with international child abduction

Date: 26 Sep 2011, Filed under: Children

Federal Attorney-General Robert McClelland, has announced the Government will introduce new measures to strengthen Australia's laws that deal with international...

Child protection allegations

Date: 05 May 2011, Filed under: Sexual Offences, Children

The Tasmanian Children Minister, Lin Thorp, has announced that the decision last year to release a public interest copy of the then-Commissioner for Children's...

Review of children in police custody announced

Date: 13 Dec 2010, Filed under: Children, Human Rights, International Law

Wellington, Dec 10 NZPA - The treatment of children in police custody is to be reviewed to make sure it meets standards set out under a United Nati...

ACT allows civil partnership ceremonies

Date: 12 Nov 2009, Filed under: Divorce, Children, Administrative Law

ACT Attorney-General, Simon Corbell has welcomed a Legislative Assembly decision to pass the Civil Partnerships Act 2008, to ensure legal recognition of...

LCA: Review Judges' pension laws to avoid potential discrimination

Date: 20 Oct 2009, Filed under: Divorce, Children, Administrative Law

The Law Council of Australia said it is concerned that current laws regarding judges' pensions have the potential to discriminate against the former spouses...

SA: New equal opportunities law now in force

Date: 06 Oct 2009, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Divorce, Children, Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Industrial Relations, Administrative Law

SA Attorney-General, Michael Atkinson, has announced that new laws to protect South Australians from discrimination have come into force.

HREOC: Welcomes paid maternity leave

Date: 14 May 2009, Filed under: , Divorce, Children, Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Industrial Relations, Administrative Law

Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, has applauded the federal government's announcement that funding for paid parental leave...

Fed: Same-sex reform education campaign

Date: 12 May 2009, Filed under: Divorce, Children, Administrative Law

Federal Attorney-General Robert McClelland announced that the Federal Government will provide $450,000 for a community education campaign to inform same-sex...

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