1 Outline the scope of the two major heads of Commonwealth legislative power that support most of the provisions of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)
2 What limitations to Commonwealth legislative power (in relation to family law matters) flow from the interpretations given to these two heads of power?
3 What are some of the practical effects of these limitations on family law practice in Australia?
Your research project is to answer the three above questions. [2500 words] [50%]
You are invited to attend a meeting of social workers who deal with children at risk. They want you to provide them with an overview of how Family Law in Australia works in regard to children. They are particularly interested in the questions of the jurisdiction courts possess and how the ‘best interests’ of children are considered and determined.
Your research project is to write the speech you will give. [2500 words] [50%]
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