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Born in hope : the early years of the Family Court of Australia / by Shurlee Swain
Bib ID 5744276
Format BookBook
Author
Swain, Shurlee
 
Description Sydney : NewSouth Publishing, 2012 
xiv, 207, [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781742232928
Summary

The Family Court of Australia was established in 1976 under new legal reforms addressing marriage and divorce. This book charts the development of the Court and its social experiment of no fault divorce, based on interviews with judges, counsellors, and family lawyers who worked in the Court during its early years.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-202) and index.

Subjects Australia. - Family Law Act 1975.  |  Australia. - Family Court - History.  |  Family law - Australia - History.  |  Family courts - Australia - History.  |  Australian
Available From University of New South Wales Press Ltd, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052 

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