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The Australian Government has made changes to functions overseen by the Attorney-General's Department and Department of Home Affairs. These changes involve the transfers of:

  • identity and biometrics functions into the Attorney-General's Department
  • protective security policy and government and major event security functions to the Department of Home Affairs.

Family Law Appeals and Review: An evaluation of the appeal and review of family law decisions

Family Law Council report - June 1996

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This is an examination of legislation, practice and procedure in relation to appeals. It also makes recommendations for any possible improvements to the appeals process which may enhance access to justice for parties who are dissatisfied with decisions made under the Family Law Act.