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Child support and options

In any relationship breakdown that involves children, there is likely to be an on-going child support payments.

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Learn more about watchlists

There is information available online about adding children to the Australian Federal Police’s Family Law Watchlist.

Resources & FAQs

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Family Courts launch COVID-19 List to deal with urgent parenting disputes

Commencing today (29 April 2020) the Australian Family Courts have established a court list dedicated to deal exclusively with urgent parenting-related disputes that have arisen due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Can a sperm donor be recognised as a legal parent?

The High Court’s decision in Masson v. Parsons & Ors [2019] HCA 2, makes it clear that there are circumstances in which a sperm donor can be recognised under the law as a “parent”.


Court authorisation no longer required for young transgendered people to obtain treatment for Gender Dysphoria

A Gender Dysphoria diagnosis involves a conflict between a person’s physical gender and the gender with which they identify. This can cause a person distress including anxiety, depression and self-harm.


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