Legal News - September 2012

Disadvantaged becoming citizens at higher rate
Date: Sep 28, 2012

The Department for Immigration and Citizenship has release its Australia Citizenship Test Snapshot 2011-2012,which found that the numbers of people....

Forced adoption victims offered apology
Date: Sep 24, 2012

The premier of New South Wales has issued an apology to those who were victims of forced adoptions in the....

What you'll need to know if you wish to become an Australian citizen
Date: Sep 21, 2012

Like any country, Australia has a strict set of rules about becoming a citizen and involves a lot of dedication....

Arizona's 'Show me your papers' provision brought into force
Date: Sep 20, 2012

A judge in Arizona has ruled that the 'show me your papers' provision of the state immigration policy can begin,....

Foster Care Week triggers funding for ConnectingCarers
Date: Sep 20, 2012

The New South Wales government and the minister for family and community services, Pru Goward has announced that the beginning....

250 citizenship ceremonies to take place in September
Date: Sep 17, 2012

Immigration minister Chris Bowen has announced that more than 3,000 people from over 100 countries have become Australian citizens in....

DFA calls for major lateral recruit reform
Date: Sep 14, 2012

A survey by the Defence Families of Australia (DFA) has found that the biggest barrier for families of lateral recruits,....

Number of Chinese students in Australia for university up 20%
Date: Sep 13, 2012

The number of university feeder courses that Chinese students are taking in Australia has risen 20 per cent. It's a....

The ins and outs of the new tourist visa
Date: Sep 12, 2012

There's a new process for tourist and visitor visas in the lead up to the busy Christmas period and here's....

legal avenues to prevent child being removed from Australia
Date: Sep 11, 2012

Family Law has been in the headlines lately, with the case of four Italian girls and their mother reported to....

Artist Andy Warhol's collection up for sale
Date: Sep 07, 2012

The estate of famed artist Andy Warhol is being put up for auction with an estimated 20,000 works of art....

Actor’s revelation about iTunes brought to everyone’s attention
Date: Sep 05, 2012

Rumours that Bruce Willis is planning to sue Apple's iTunes may in fact be just that - but recent headlines....

Calls for changes to surrogacy laws
Date: Sep 04, 2012

Surrogacy Australia is calling for a review into surrogacy laws as it claims couples who are using clinics in India....