State of Origin Night Leads to Domestic Violence Surge

State of Origin Night Leads to Domestic Violence Surge

Research has shown that big game nights, such as the State of Origin and World Cup games, lead to a domestic violence surge. Newly released data from the New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) spanning six years (2012-2017) have revealed a...
Property Fraud: Downside of Digital Era

Property Fraud: Downside of Digital Era

Will the digital age of conveyancing lead to more instances of property fraud? A former MasterChef  finalist has had $250,000 stolen while settling on a property via a new online conveyancing system, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Dani Venn and her husband Chris...
How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

If you’re thinking about a divorce, it may also be time to think about deleting your social media accounts. It’s tempting to use social media as a place to vent about your ex or make angry accusations. But be warned: social media posts are now being used...
Children’s Best Interests at Heart of New Report

Children’s Best Interests at Heart of New Report

Children’s best interests should be front and centre in the middle of custody battles and they should have a say in where they live, according to the Queensland’s child rights watchdog. Chief Commissioner of the state government’s Family and Child Commission,...
Should Australia Have An Inheritance Tax?

Should Australia Have An Inheritance Tax?

Australia is one of the few OECD countries to not charge an inheritance tax. But should it be considered as a legitimate way to raise revenue and redistribute wealth? In the UK, English TV host Sir Bruce Forsyth died at age 89, leaving his entire $20 million fortune...