Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Nicola Roxon announces retrospective legislation to overcome previous failures to proclaim Family Law Act. Oppn and greens support it.
Gay dads from Qld arrested in US accused of child porn re their 6 year old son: Courier-Mail http://ow.ly/9lNHu

Friday, 24 February 2012

Gabe Watson murder charge thrown out: ABC: http://ow.ly/9fRjL

Thursday, 23 February 2012

17 couples at last count registered for civil partnerships in Brisbane. Their joy was palpable. One couple had been together 21 years!

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

UK to legislate for gay marriage http://ow.ly/9d1hn
RT @rodneycruise: RT @AlexGreenwich: Open and honest chat with the Prime Minister tonight, who admitted #marriageequality is inevitable
RT @jordansfamlaw: Re N (A Child: Religion: Jehovah's Witness) [2011] EWHC 3737 (Fam): http://t.co/QVkdI8IY #familylaw
Qld's DV laws are likely to take effect from June 2012, not 2011 as I typed yesterday. Thank you everyone for pointing out my error!
As I said yesterday, de facto property matters in Family Court are now uncertain: http://ow.ly/9cTfW . Hopefully they will be fixed soon.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Bureaucratic disaster: Fed Govt failed to proclaim changes to Family Law Act for 3 years. Many people will miss out re de facto cases.
Qld's new domestic violence laws passed parliament last week. The laws are likely to take effect in June, 2011.
MP targeted in Qld election for supporting civil unions and same sex surrogacy laws: http://ow.ly/9bpSs

Friday, 17 February 2012

NJ assembly passes gay marriage bill: veto likely http://ow.ly/97uYZ

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

US guide to transgender family law soon to be released: http://ow.ly/94zIn
Magda comes out for gay marriage http://ow.ly/94yXh
Woman seeks to overturn donor anonymity in Canada http://ow.ly/94yfX

Saturday, 4 February 2012

Qld sets the date for civil unions: Brisbane Times http://ow.ly/8RFBH