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Karen Devey

The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia has recently considered whether a potentially polygamous marriage (as opposed to an actually polygamous marriage) should be recognised as valid under Australian law (Part VA of the Marriage Act 1961 (Cth)).

In the matter of Ghazel & Ghazel & Anor [2016], Justices Finn, May and Austin decided, that ‘potentially polygamous’ marriages … Read more

Same sex marriage. The arguments against are flawed.

by Peter Magee on December 4, 2011

Peter MageeAn article titled “Time To Say ‘I do’ To Same Sex Weddings” was published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 8 August 2011.

The article was written by Madeleine Boxall and discussed the issue of same sex marriage, strongly arguing that forbidding same sex marriage was a form of prejudice against gay and lesbian people.  The article refers to … Read more