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Navigating Love and Legalities: Same-Sex Marriage and Divorce in Australia

Legalisation of same-sex marriage Same-sex marriage has been legal in Australia since December 2017, following a national postal survey in which the majority of Australians voted in favour of same-sex couples having the right to marry. The legalisation of same-sex marriage brought with it a host of legal rights and protections that afford couples equality […]

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DTL at Parramatta Pride

On the last weekend of October 2017, Dowson Turco Lawyers (DTL) attended the annual Parramatta Pride Picnic, hosted by ACON NSW. Picnics in Parramatta Parramatta Pride is an event that our firm regularly attends because it allows us to bring legal advice to the LGBTI community in Sydney’s west. People from all walks of life came

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Crime Prevention and Control Orders – Thought Crimes and the Evolution of Secret Soldiers

Secret soldiers In an age of terrorism, traditional military tactics fall away. Actors in the war of terror don’t necessarily wear a uniform and sometimes they don’t even subscribe to a state with a flag. Preventative Detention Orders Both the New South Wales and Commonwealth Governments have enacted laws that allow police to take a

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