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  • Public Consultation on the Government's response to the statutory review of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009

    On 22 September 2023 the Attorney-General announced the Australian Government’s response to the Final Report of the 2015 statutory review of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (the Whittaker Review). The Whittaker Review made 394 recommendations with the overarching objective of simplifying the personal property securities (PPS) framework. The government has developed a comprehensive reform package in response to these recommendations, which includes amendments to the Personal... More
    Opened 22 September 2023
  • Exposure Draft: Family Law Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2023

    The Australian Government is committed to improving the family law system so that it is accessible, safer, simpler to use, and delivers justice and fairness for all Australian families. The Government wants to make sure separating couples can better understand the decision-making framework used in family law to resolve their property and financial matters confidently and safely. The release of the draft Family Law Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2023 (the exposure draft) is an opportunity to... More
    Opened 18 September 2023
  • Personal Insolvency Consultation

    On 2 March 2023, the Attorney-General, the Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP, convened a national Roundtable (Roundtable) 1 with key stakeholders across all sectors of the personal insolvency system to better understand the pressure points and potential key areas for reform. The Roundtable brought together 24 organisations from a wide range of sectors with an interest in personal insolvency, including credit, finance, accounting, legal sectors and consumer groups. The Roundtable provided an... More
    Opened 1 September 2023
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