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  • My Health Record is an online health record system that was created by the Commonwealth government and began operating in 2012. The system initially required people to “opt-in” and choose to use the service however, in May 2017, the government announced that it will become an “opt-out” system. This means that on 31 January 2019, […]

  • In response to ongoing complaints from both the community and lawyers about the excessive waiting times, complexity and costs involved with family law matters, the Attorney-General has made an historic announcement that the Australia’s two Family Law Courts are merging. Currently, we have the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, which hears the majority of parenting […]

  • Following the breakdown of a relationship, there is often a lot of mistrust between parties and this is particularly relevant where one party thinks that the other party is trying to hide some of their assets. In a family law property settlement, the most important legal requirement is for each person to provide “full and […]

  • For a long time, there has been a fairly standard rule in Australia that an engagement ring is considered a “conditional gift”, meaning that the man gave the woman a ring upon the condition that they become husband and wife. This meant that if the engagement was called off by the woman then the woman […]