Second marriages or partnerships and stepfamilies present challenges and new opportunities for couples.
In second partnerships, couples are often more aware of the difficulties in establishing a... Read more
Stepfamilies are in some ways like first-time-round families. They are also, in many other ways, vastly different. Most people who become a part of a stepfamily are unprepared for the differences... Read more
The Family Law Act was originally passed in 1975 but recently a number of amendments have been made. One of the key changes is the emphasis on the principle of shared parenting responsibility.... Read more
For many gay couples, the thought of having children together is both joyful and daunting, not only for the sheer challenges and richness of raising a family, but the significant obstacles both... Read more
Separation and divorce is a change that affects a number of Australian families each year. With 40% of all marriages ending in divorce the Australian Institute of Family Studies states that divorce... Read more