Victorian Local Governance Association. Pell was born on June 8, Trinity Sunday. In the event of an unexpected end to a de facto relationship such as death of a partnerthe surviving partner must often prove the existence of a relationship in order to be registered as the next of kin on a death certificate and receive government bereavement payments and access to a partner's superannuation.
In South Australiathe Statutes Amendment Domestic Partners Act Number 43which took effect 1 Juneamended 97 actsdispensing with the term "de facto" and categorising couples as "domestic partners". The Australian Democrats also opposed the bill.
The bill received royal assent from the Governor-General on 8 December and came into effect the following day. Supplied: Photox - Canberra Photography Services. Complainants were told that they could refuse the payments, but the church would "strenuously defend" any claims against them in the civil courts a strategy interpreted as discouraging civil claims.
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Such an amendment would not in any way derogate from the primary purpose of the bill to enable same sex couples to marry. Before the rest of Australia made moves on the issue, the ACT Government tried twice this century to give same-sex couples the same rights as married couples.
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