Australia’s no-fault divorce—why it remains controversial

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Divorce in Australia can be a straightforward matter if both sides agree but if not, it can be expensive as well as destructive.

The Family Law Act has been the subject of dozens of reports and over a hundred amendments since the introduction of no-fault divorce in 1975, and yet another review has just been announced.

Just what is wrong with the law?

Period13 Oct 2019

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  • TitleAustralia’s no-fault divorce—why it remains controversial
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletAustralian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size29 minutes, 4 seconds
    CountryAustralia
    Date13/10/19
    DescriptionDivorce in Australia can be a straightforward matter if both sides agree but if not, it can be expensive as well as destructive.

    The Family Law Act has been the subject of dozens of reports and over a hundred amendments since the introduction of no-fault divorce in 1975, and yet another review has just been announced.

    Just what is wrong with the law?
    Producer/AuthorKeri Phillips
    URLhttps://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/rearvision/australia%E2%80%99s-no-fault-divorce%E2%80%94why-it-remains-controversial/11589648
    PersonsHenry Kha