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Legal issues regarding same sex marriage


Rundle, OC, Legal issues regarding same sex marriage, Hobart Women's Health Centre Newsletter, Hobart Women's Health Centre, Hobart, Winter 2011, pp. 1-2. (2011) [Magazine Article]


Following the Federal Parliament's mortion to engage wth constituents about same sex marriage, a conversation has gained momentum in Australia. This is taking place at public forums, in the print media, meetings of community groups, around kitchen tables and through newsletters such as this one. The law both reflects the values of society and sets standards to guide society. By engaging with their constitutents, our parliamentarians will gain a sense as to whether same sex marriage would reflect the social and cultural values of modern Australia. Here, five questions about same sex marriage are briefly explored, to explain the legal view of the issues.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law in context
Research Field:Family law
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Law reform
UTAS Author:Rundle, OC (Dr Olivia Rundle)
ID Code:75465
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2012-01-31
Last Modified:2012-01-31

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