Month: January 2020

Property Settlements in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia at Brisbane

The Discreet Property List Recently, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia in Brisbane has implemented a new model to assist parties in resolving financial (property settlement) matters. This model is called the ‘Discreet Property List’. Essentially, the Discreet Property List is a process to streamline financial matters that come before the court by …

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Love is in the air…or is it? Recent Statistics on Marriages & Divorces in Australia

A few weeks ago the Australian Bureau of Statistics released information regarding marriages and divorces in our country throughout 2018.  The results are interesting! In 2018, there were 119,188 marriages; and 49,404 divorces.   Of the total number of marriages, 6,538 were same-sex couples. In percentage terms, that’s 5.5% of all marriages.  No surprise here; the …

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