One of the earliest Australian cases raising the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Hague Abduction Convention1 cases was the appeal case of Walpole & Secretary, Department of Communities and Justice2 (Walpole).
Suzanne Christie, Barrister at Culwulla Chambers and Rosa Saladino of the Hague Convention Legal Practice will present at the Feminist Legal Perspectives seminar Wed 29th Jul 2020, 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm AEST, facilitated by Klara Major, Legal Editor at The Law Society of NSW.
The Convention can be made flexible enough to deal with situations of family violence and the courts are becoming more…
This article will discuss a way forward for dealing with the not infrequent harm done to children and their carers as a result of return orders made under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (the 1980 Hague Abduction Convention). I will examine the need for some intervention and the role to be played by the Convention of 19 October 1996 on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children (the Protection Convention). I will also advocate for the provision of Legal Aid to the abducting parent as a cost effective means of minimising the harm done to children by traumatic returns to their country of habitual residence and a means of speeding up the resolution of these difficult matters.
The Case of Nejem & Nejem  FamCA 113
The government is looking to legislate to protect the interests of children and donors by providing access to information about pregnancy from donated gametes.
Things go wrong in the best of families. Its what you do next that makes the difference. Find out what you can do manage concerns about children being retained after holidays overseas.
On 12 September 2018 Cuba acceded the the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
The Challenges of Children’s Rights in International Law with His Hon CJ Pascoe, Rosa Saladino and Sandrine Alexandra-Hughes.