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What the Queensland Human Rights Act means for families and children- guidance for practitioners in the family law system

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Article from our October 2019 Newsletter by Bridget Burton (Director, Human Rights and Civil Law Practice at Caxton Legal Centre) and Tilé Imo (Lawyer, Family Domestic Violence and Elder Law Practice at Caxton Legal Centre)

From January 2020, the Queensland’s Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) will will protect 23 fundamental rights and freedoms, and it requires Queensland’s public entities to consider human rights, and to make decisions and act in a way that best protects human rights.  This article looks ath teh main rights affecting families and children and how the Human Rights Act might affect the family law itself. 

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