Revising Australia’s Parenting Laws: A Plea for a Relational Approach to Children’s Best Interests

14 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2011

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Helen Rhoades

University of Melbourne - Law School

Date Written: October 6, 2011

Abstract

This article explores the need for changes to Australia’s post-separation parenting legislation and considers possible approaches to reform in light of the aim of ensuring ‘psychologically healthy’ parent-child relationships.

Keywords: Australia, parenting laws, child's best interests, post-separation parenting, parent-child relationships

Suggested Citation

Rhoades, Helen, Revising Australia’s Parenting Laws: A Plea for a Relational Approach to Children’s Best Interests (October 6, 2011). Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 172-185, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1939825

Helen Rhoades (Contact Author)

University of Melbourne - Law School ( email )

University Square
185 Pelham Street, Carlton
Victoria, Victoria 3010
Australia

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