SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LAWS WILL AFFECT FAMILY LAW, WILLS AND MORE

Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage is now legal in Australia. This will mean that marriages between same-sex couples will have the same legal recognition as any other marriage and there may be significant consequences for a range of legal areas, including family law, wills and deceased estates. Here’s a summary of how the new laws will operate and…

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POLICE CAUTIONS: WHAT ARE THEY AND HOW DO THEY WORK?

Police Cautions: How do they work?

Have you ever heard of a person being let off with just a caution after allegedly breaking the law? Cautions have been around for a long time, but in South Australia they were previously only used when dealing with youth offenders or, on a very limited basis, adults. But since December 2016, South Australia has…

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TAFE SA’s WOES MAY LEAD TO LEGAL ACTION BY STUDENTS

TAFE SA - How will students be affected?

It was a bombshell that rocked TAFE SA, one of the most revered institutions in the South Australian education sector.  Just recently, an audit report was released with findings that 16 TAFE SA courses were falling short of appropriate standards. In the aftermath, the head of TAFE SA has been sacked and hundreds of students…

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