Category Archives: New Laws

The Family Court and Federal Circuit Court to combine

Last week, Attorney-General Christian Porter announced that a new Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCA) is to be set up and will be operational from 1 January 2019. This move is part of sweeping changes to the present family law system that can be financially and emotionally[...]

Why It’s Time: The Case for Marriage Equality

Living in the digital age is both a blessing and a curse, as it allows everyone to have a voice - as they should. Of course, everybody is entitled to their opinion, but when your opinion goes viral - it may not have the effect you were hoping for.[...]

How will the new swimming pool compliance laws affect you?

Did you know that there are over 300,000 backyard swimming pools in New South Wales? From April 29, 2016 new NSW State Government safety guidelines have come into force that apply to the sale or lease of properties with a swimming pool in NSW. These changes have been introduced[...]

All You Need to Know About the New Cyclist Laws in NSW

As of March 2016, the road rules in New South Wales will change affecting both drivers and cyclists alike. Although the changes are being prompted to help make New South Wales roads safer for cyclists, controversy is raging with Cyclists labelling the laws unfairly restrictive. (more…)