Legal News - June 2012

Do you need a power of attorney?
Date: Jun 28, 2012

Establishing a power of attorney is something that many people may never think about until it is too late -....

Surrogacy and parentage to undergo review
Date: Jun 27, 2012

Individuals seeking family law advice in relation to surrogacy and parentage could soon find that the guidance changes,....

Skilled Occupation List updated on July 1
Date: Jun 26, 2012

The start of the new financial year also marks the beginning of a number of changes to immigration laws in....

Settlement services enhanced for migrants
Date: Jun 22, 2012

Migrants hoping to set up a new life for themselves in Australia are to be given better access to settlement....

Family law reforms 'send a clear message'
Date: Jun 21, 2012

Recent changes to legislation concerning family violence send a clear signal that such behaviour will not be tolerated in Australian....

More skilled migration seminars in the pipeline
Date: Jun 14, 2012

Businesses and individuals who want to learn more about the changes to the skilled migration program can attend seminars held....

DIAC warns against mobile apps for migration information
Date: Jun 07, 2012

Anyone seeking migration advice should seek the expertise of migration lawyers or other reputable sources, as opposed to....

Skilled migration changes to be discussed in Griffith
Date: Jun 06, 2012

With changes to the skilled migration program soon to take effect, immigration outreach officers are doing their bit to make....

Majority of people behind temporary skilled migration
Date: Jun 05, 2012

Most Australians (62 per cent) are supportive of the idea of encouraging more temporary skilled migration, according to a new....