Professor Patrick Parkinson

AM, MA (Oxf) LLM (Ill)

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Patrick Parkinson is a professor of law at the University of Sydney and a specialist in family law, child protection and the law of equity and trusts. He was President of the International Society of Family Law from 2011-2014. His books include Tradition and Change in Australian Law (5th ed, 2013), Australian Family Law in Context (5th ed, 2012), Family Law and the Indissolubility of Parenthood (2011), The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes (with Judy Cashmore, 2008), Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches (2nd ed, 2003) and Principles of Equity (editor, 2nd ed., 2003).

Professor Parkinson served from 2004-2007 as Chairperson of the Family Law Council, an advisory body to the federal Attorney- General, and also chaired a review of the Child Support Scheme in 2004-05 which led to the enactment of major changes to the Child Support Scheme. Prof. Parkinson is also well-known for his community work concerning child protection. He has been a member of the NSW Child Protection Council, and was Chairperson of a major review of the state law concerning child protection which led to the enactment of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998. He also works with churches on child protection issues.

Research interests

  • Family law
  • Child protection
  • Equity and trusts

Teaching and supervision

  • Family law
  • Equity

Awards and honours

  • Stanley Cohen Distinguished Research Award, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2013
  • Member of the Order of Australia

Selected grants

2013

  • The impact of delayed reporting on the prosecution of child sexual assault cases and the outcomes; Cashmore J, Shackel R, Parkinson P; Attorney Generals Department/Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

2012

  • A Federation of cultures? Innovative approaches to multicultural accommodation; Aroney N, Parkinson P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2010

  • The Best Interests of the Child as a Central Theme of Public Policy; Parkinson P; Vos Foundation/Research Donation.
  • Shared Care Parenting Arrangements since the 2006 Family Law Reforms; Katz I, Parkinson P, Cashmore J; Commonwealth Attorney Generals Department/Research Support.
  • The effectiveness of independent childrens lawyers in family law disputes; Parkinson P; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2009

  • Childrens Experience of Child-inclusive Mediation; Parkinson P; UnitingCare Unifam Counselling and Mediation/Research Support.
  • Relocation after parental separation: a longitudinal study; Parkinson P, Chisholm R, Cashmore J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2006

  • Relocation after parental separation and the best interests of children; Parkinson P, Cashmore J, Chisholm R; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2004

  • Understanding Contact Disputes; Parkinson P, Pidgeon S; Attorney-Generals Department/Research Support.
  • Family law & the indissolubility of parenthood; Parkinson P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2002

  • Childrens involvement in decision-making about residence and contact in family law proceedings.; Parkinson P, Cashmore J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • Parenthood and the impossibility of divorce; Parkinson P; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).

2000

  • Childrens involvement in decision-making about residence and contact in family law proceedings; Parkinson P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Small Grants.
  • Predictors of outcome in sexually abused children; Oates R, O'Toole B, Parkinson P; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Tradition and Change in Australian Law (5th edition). Australia: Thomson Reuters.
  • Parkinson, P. (2012). Australian Family Law in Context: Commentary and Materials (5th edition). Sydney: Thomson Reuters.
  • Parkinson, P. (2011). Family Law and the Indissolubility of Parenthood. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Parkinson, P. (2009). Australian Family Law in Context: Commentary and Materials (4th edition). Sydney: Thomson Reuters.
  • Parkinson, P. (2009). Tradition and Change in Australian Law (4th edition). Sydney: Lawbook Co.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J. (2008). The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes. New York, USA: Oxford University Press.
  • Parkinson, P. (2005). Tradition and Change in Australian Law (3rd edition). Sydney: LBC Information Services.
  • Parkinson, P., Behrens, J. (2004). Australian Family Law in Context: Commentary and Materials (3rd edition). Sydney: Thompson LBC.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches: Understanding the Issues. Sydney: Aquila Press.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). The Principles of Equity (2nd ed). Sydney: Lawbook Co.
  • Parkinson, P. (2001). Tradition and Change in Australian Law. Australia: Thomson Legal and Regulatory Ltd.

Book Chapters

  • Parkinson, P. (2014). The ties that bind: Separation, divorce and the indissolubility of parenthood. In Alan Hayes, Daryl Higgins (Eds.), Families, policy and the law: Selected essays on contemporary issues for Australia, (pp. 177-184). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies. [More Information]
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Family Courts and the Transformation of Family Law. Family Court 50th Anniversary Dissertation, (pp. 980-991). South Korea: Seoul Family Court.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Family Instability, Mental Health and the Emerging Financial Crisis for the Welfare State. In Hugues Fulchiron (Eds.), Les solidarites entre generations: Solidarities between Generations, (pp. 85-103). Brussels, Belgium: Bruylant.
  • Parkinson, P. (2012). Christian Concerns about an Australian Charter of Rights. In P Babie & N Rochow (Eds.), Freedom of Religion under Bills of Rights, (pp. 117-151). Adelaide: University of Adelaide Press.
  • Parkinson, P. (2010). Changing Policies Regarding Separated Fathers in Australia. In Michael Lamb (Eds.), The Role of the Father in Child Development, 5th edition, (pp. 578-614). Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Parkinson, P. (2009). The Financial Impact of Relocation Disputes: Empirical Evidence from Australia. In Verschraegen, Bea (Eds.), Family Finances, (pp. 553-567). Vienna: Jan Sramek Verlag.
  • Parkinson, P. (2007). Family Relationship Centres: A New Approach to Resolving Conflicts About Parenting in Australia. In L Wardle, C Williams (Eds.), Family Law: Balancing Interests and Pursuing Priorities, (pp. 611-620). Buffalo, New York: William S. Hein & Company, Inc.
  • Parkinson, P. (2006). The Past Caretaking Standard in Comparative Perspective. In Robin Fretwell Wilson (Eds.), Reconceiving the Family - Critique on the American Law Institute's Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution, (pp. 446-471). New York, USA: Cambridge University Press.
  • Parkinson, P. (2005). Die Durchsetzung von Toleranz: Gesetze gegen religiose Verleumdung in Australien (Enforcing tolerance: religious vilification laws in Australia). In Thomas Schirrmacher & Thomas Zimmermanns (Eds.), Ein Maulkorb für Christen? (Are Christians being Silenced?): Juristen nehmen Stellung zum deutschen Antidiskriminierungsgesetz und ähnlichen Gesetzen in Europa und Australien, Studien zur Religionsfreiheit ; Bd. 10, (pp. 110-133). Bonn: VKW.
  • Parkinson, P., Wright, D. (2003). Equity and Property. In P Parkinson (Eds.), The Principles of Equity (2nd ed), (pp. 55-92). Sydney: Lawbook Co.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Estoppel. In P Parkinson (Eds.), The Principles of Equity (2nd ed), (pp. 211-289). Sydney: Lawbook Co.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Fiduciary Obligations. In P Parkinson (Eds.), The Principles of Equity (2nd ed), (pp. 339-392). Sydney: Lawbook Co.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). The Conscience of Equity. In P Parkinson (Eds.), The Principles of Equity (2nd ed), (pp. 29-54). Sydney: Lawbook Co.
  • Parkinson, P., Magner, E. (2001). Recovered Memories: The legal dilemmas. In G.Davies & T.Dagleish (Eds.), Recovered Memories: Seeking the Middle Ground, (pp. 51-68). West Sussex, UK: Sage Publications.
  • Parkinson, P. (2000). Child Protection Law in Australia. In Michael D. A. Freeman (Eds.), Overcoming Child Abuse: A Window on a World Problem. United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Parkinson, P. (2000). The Problem of Child Sexual Abuse in Church Communities. Child Sexual Abuse in Queensland: Selected Research Papers, (pp. 59-72). Milton, Queensland: Queensland Crime Commission.
  • Parkinson, P. (2000). Variation and departure from the terms of the trust. In J Armitage & A Emerett (Eds.), Trusts Law Australia. Sydney: Butterworths.

Journals

  • Parkinson, P. (2014). Applying the s 75(2) factors to the division of family property: A principled approach. Family Law Review, 4(2), 77-89.
  • Parkinson, P. (2014). Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches: A Story of Moral Failure? Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 26(1), 119-138.
  • Parkinson, P. (2014). The Payoffs and Pitfalls of Laws that Encourage Shared Parenting: Lessons from the Australian Experience. Dalhousie Law Journal, 37(1), 301-343.
  • Parkinson, P., Aroney, N. (2014). The territory of marriage: Constitutional law, marriage law and family policy in the ACT same sex marriage case. Australian Journal of Family Law, 28(2), 160-192.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2014). The Use and Abuse of Social Science Research Evidence in Children's Cases. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 20(3), 239-250. [More Information]
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Family property law and the three fundamental propositions in Stanford v Stanford. Family Law Review, 3(2), 80-93.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Family structure and children's wellbeing: A Reply to Lucas, Nicholson and Erbas. Journal of Family Studies, 19(3), 267-271.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). La Experiencia Australiana En Los Centros De Relacion Familiar. Cuaderno Jurídico Familia, 41, 6-11.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Managing Family Justice in Diverse Societies by Mavis Maclean and John Eekelaar (Eds), Hart, Oxford, 2013, pp 315 + x, £55.00. Australian Journal of Family Law, 27(3), 270-275.
  • Bell, F., Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P., Single, J. (2013). Outcomes of Child-Inclusive Mediation. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 27(1), 116-142. [More Information]
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Rediscovering freedom in anti-discrimination law. The Australian Polity: a review of public policy, 4(1), 11-20.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). The Idea of Family Relationship Centres in Australia. Family Court Review: an interdisciplinary journal, 51(2), 195-213.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Violence, abuse and the limits of shared parental responsibility. Family Matters, 92, 7-17.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J. (2013). When Mothers Stay: Adjusting to Loss After Relocation Disputes. Family Law Quarterly, 47(1), 65-96.
  • Parkinson, P., Oates, R., Jayakody, A. (2012). Child Sexual Abuse in the Anglican Church of Australia. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 21(5), 553-570. [More Information]
  • Bell, F., Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P., Single, J. (2012). Choosing Child-Inclusive Mediation. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 23(4), 253-264.
  • Parkinson, P. (2012). Family Trusts and Third Parties Under the Family Law Act 1975. Australian Journal of Family Law, 26(1), 5-27.
  • Parkinson, P. (2012). The 2011 Family Violence Amendments: What Difference Will They Make? Australian Family Lawyer, 22(2), 1-18.
  • Parkinson, P. (2012). When is Parenthood Dissoluble? B Y U Journal of Public Law, 26(2), 147-185.
  • Parkinson, P. (2011). Accommodating Religious Beliefs in a Secular Age: The Issue of Conscientious Objection in the Workplace. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 34(1), 281-299.
  • Parkinson, P. (2011). Another Inconvenient Truth: Fragile Families and the Looming Financial Crisis for the Welfare State. Family Law Quarterly, 45(3), 329-352.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Single, J. (2011). Mothers Wishing to Relocate with Children: Actual and Perceived Reasons. Canadian Journal of Family Law, 27(1), 11-51.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2011). Parenting arrangements for young children - A reply to Smyth, McIntosh and Kelaher. Australian Journal of Family Law, 25(3), 284-86.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2011). Parenting arrangements for young children: Messages from research. Australian Journal of Family Law, 25(3), 236-257.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Single, J. (2011). Post-Separation Conflict and the Use of Family Violence Orders. Sydney Law Review, 33(1), 1-38.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2011). Reasons for Disputes in High Conflict Families. Journal of Family Studies, 17(3), 186-203.
  • Parkinson, P., Oates, R., Jayakody, A. (2010). Breaking the Long Silence: Reports of Child Sexual Abuse in the Anglican Church of Australia. Ecclesiology: the journal for ministry, mission and unity, 6(2), 183-200. [More Information]
  • Parkinson, P. (2010). Christian Concerns About an Australian Charter of Rights. Australian Journal of Human Rights, 15(2), 83-121.
  • Parkinson, P., Webster, A., Cashmore, J. (2010). Lawyers' Interviews with Clients about Family Violence. University of New South Wales Law Journal Forum, 16(2), 77-86.
  • Parkinson, P. (2010). Parenting After Separation - The Process of Dispute Resolution in Australia. Ritsumeikan Law Review, 330, 110-134.
  • Chisholm, R., Parkinson, P. (2010). Reasonable Practicability as a Requirement: The High Court's Decision in MRR v GR. Australian Journal of Family Law, 24(2), 255-271.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Single, J. (2010). The Need for Reality Testing in Relocation Cases. Family Law Quarterly, 44(1), 1-34.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Webster, A. (2010). The Views of Family Lawyers on Apprehended Violence Orders After Parental Separation. Australian Journal of Family Law, 24(3), 313-336.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2009). Children''s Participation in Family Law Disputes: The views of children, parents, lawyers and counsellors. Family Matters, 82, 15-21.
  • Parkinson, P. (2009). The Family Law Reform Pendulum. Australian Journal of Family Law, 23(3), 155-159.
  • Parkinson, P. (2008). Book Review: Family Law and Personal Life, John Eekelaar, Oxford University Press, 2006. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 22(3), 436-439.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2008). Children's and Parents' Perceptions on Children's Participation in Decision Making After Parental Separation and Divorce. Family Court Review: an interdisciplinary journal, 46(1), 91-104.
  • Parkinson, P. (2008). Children, Young People and Federalism. Reform, 92, 41-43.
  • Parkinson, P. (2008). Freedom of Movement in an Era of Shared Parenting: The Differences in Judicial Approaches to Relocation. Federal Law Review, 36(2), 145-171.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P., Taylor, A. (2008). Overnight Stays and Children's Relationships With Resident and Nonresident Parents After Divorce. Journal of Family Issues, 29(6), 707-733.
  • Parkinson, P. (2008). The Realities of Relocation: Messages from Judicial Decisions. Australian Journal of Family Law, 22(1), 35-55.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J. (2007). Judicial Conversations With Children in Parenting Disputes: The Views Of Australian Judges. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 21(2), 160-189.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Single, J. (2007). Parents' and Children’s Views on Talking to Judges in Parenting Disputes in Australia. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 21(1), 84-107.
  • Parkinson, P. (2007). Reengineering the Child Support Scheme: An Australian Perspective on the British Government's Proposals. The Modern Law Review, 70(5), 812-836.
  • Parkinson, P. (2007). Religious Vilification, Anti-discrimination Laws and Religious Minorities in Australia: The Freedom to be Different. Australian Law Journal, 81(12), 954-966.
  • Parkinson, P. (2007). The Future of Child Support. University of Western Australia Law Review, 33(2), 179-206.
  • Parkinson, P. (2007). The Values of Parliament and the Best Interests of Children - A Response to Professor Chisholm. Australian Journal of Family Law, 21(3), 213-228.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2007). What Responsibility Do Courts Have to Hear Children’s Voices? International Journal of Childrens Rights, 15(1), 43-60.
  • Parkinson, P. (2006). Decision-making about the best interests of the child: The impact of the two tiers. Australian Journal of Family Law, 20(2), 179-192.
  • Parkinson, P. (2006). Family Law and the Indissolubility of Parenthood. Family Law Quarterly, 40(2), 237-280.
  • Parkinson, P. (2006). Keeping in Contact: the role of family relationship centres in Australia. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 18(2), 157-174.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Single, J. (2005). Adolescents' views on the fairness of parenting and financial arrangements after separation. Family Court Review: an interdisciplinary journal, 43(3), 429-444.
  • Parkinson, P. (2005). The Law of Postseparation Parenting in Australia. Family Law Quarterly, 39(2), 507-525.
  • Parkinson, P. (2005). The Yardstick of Equality: Assessing contributions in Australia and England. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 19, 163-175.
  • Parkinson, P. (2004). Child Custody Arrangements on Family Separation. Australian Family Lawyer, 17(3), 30-33.
  • Parkinson, P., Shrimpton, S., Oates, R., Swanston, H., O'Toole, B. (2004). Nonsex Offences Committed By Child Molesters: Findings From A Longitudinal Study. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 48(1), 28-39.
  • Parkinson, P., Smyth, B. (2004). Satisfaction And Dissatisfaction With Father-Child Contact Arrangements In Australia. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 16(3), 289-304.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Child Protection, Permanency Planning and Children's Right to Family Life. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 17(2), 147-172.
  • Swanston, H., Parkinson, P., O'Toole, B., Plunkett-Cole, M., Shrimpton, S., Oates, R. (2003). Juvenile crime, aggression and deliquency after sexual abuse: a longitudinal study. The British Journal of Criminology, 43(4), 729-749.
  • Swanston, H., Plunkett-Cole, M., O'Toole, B., Shrimpton, S., Parkinson, P., Oates, R. (2003). Nine years after child sexual abuse. Child Abuse and Neglect, 27(8), 967-984.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Quantifying the homemaker contribution in family property law. Federal Law Review, 31, 1-55.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Review: Scott-Hunt, S and Lim, L (eds), "Feminist Perspectives on Equity and Trusts". Feminist Legal Studies, 22, 93-97.
  • Swanston, H., Parkinson, P., Oates, R., O'Toole, B., Plunkett, A., Shrimpton, S. (2002). Further abuse of sexually abused children. Child Abuse and Neglect, 26(2), 115-127.
  • Parkinson, P. (2002). Reconceptualising the Express Trust. Cambridge Law Journal, 61(3), 657-683.
  • Parkinson, P. (2002). Review: Maley, B, "Family and Marriage in Australia". Australian Journal of Family Law, 16, 267-270.
  • Parkinson, P. (2002). The child participation principle in Child Protection Law in NSW. International Journal of Childrens Rights, 9, 259-272.
  • Parkinson, P., Shrimpton, S., Swanston, H., O'Toole, B., Oates, R. (2002). The Process of Attrition in Child Sexual Assault Cases: A Case Flow Analysis of Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 35(3), 347-362.
  • Parkinson, P. (2002). What does the Lord require of Us? Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches. Journal of Religion and Abuse, 4(2), 3-32.
  • Parkinson, P. (2001). Judicial Discretion, the Homemaker Contribution and Assets Acquired after Separation. Australian Journal of Family Law, 155, 155-171.
  • Parkinson, P. (2001). Setting Aside Financial Agreements. Australian Journal of Family Law, 15(1), 26-50.
  • Swanston, H., Parkinson, P., Shrimpton, S., O'Toole, B., Oates, R. (2001). Statutory compensation for victims of child sexual assault: examining the efficacy of a discretionary system. International Review of Victimology, 8, 37-62.
  • Parkinson, P., Swanston, H., Shrimpton, S., Oates, R., O'Toole,, B. (2001). Stautory Compensation for Victims of Child Sexual Assault: Examining the efficacy of a discretionary system. International Review of Victimology, 8, 37-62.
  • Parkinson, P., Swanston, H., Plunkett, A., Oates, R., Shrimpton, S., O'Toole,, B. (2001). Suicide risk following child sexual abuse. Ambulatory Pediatrics, 1 (5), 260-266.
  • Parkinson, P. (2001). The Child Labour Problem in Australia. Australian Childrens Rights News, September 2001, 7-8.
  • Forster, C., Parkinson, P. (2000). Compensating Child Sexual Assault Victims Within Statutory Schemes: Imagining A More Effective Compensatory Framework. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 23(2), 172-195.

Conferences

  • Parkinson, P., Behrens, J. (2014). Relocation as a risk factor: when to hold and when to fold. 16th National Family Law Conference 2014: Family Law - Evolution or Revolution, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2014). The Challenge of Affordable Family Law. XVth International Society of Family Law (ISFL)World Conference 2014: Family Law - Universalities and Singularities, Recife, Brazil: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2014). The Territory of Marriage: Constitutional law, marriage law and family policy in the ACT Same Sex Marriage Case. Current Constitutional Controversies Colloquium 2014: TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches: A Story of Moral Failure? The Smith Lecture, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Suffer the Teenage Children: Child Sexual Abuse in Church Communities. Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University 2013, Atlanta, GA, USA: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J. (2008). A Longitudinal Relocation Study. Symposium on Relocation Disputes in Australia: What do we know, and what are the implications for family law and policy?, Canberra, Australia: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Parkinson, P. (2008). Advising Clients in Relocation Cases. Advanced Family Law Weekend (2008), Sydney, Australia: College of Law.
  • Parkinson, P. (2004). Adolescents' views on the fairness of parenting and financial arrangements after separation. 11th National Family Law Conference (2004), Broadbeach, Qld: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2004). Family Relationship Centres. Family Court Judges' Conference (2004), Brisbance, Qld: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2002). Quantifying Contributions. 10th National Family Law Conference (2002), Melbourne, Australia: Family Law Court of Australia.
  • Parkinson, P. (2001). What does the Lord require when Ministers fail? Abuse in the Churches. Australasian Christian Legal Convention (2001), Melbourne, Australia: Christian Lawyers Association.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Custody Battle. About the House, 18.

Other

  • Parkinson, P. (2012), The Family Law Act and the UN Convention on Children's Rights: A New Focus on Children?.

Research Reports

  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P., Weston, R., Patulny, R., Redmond, G., Qu, L., Baxter, J., Rajkovic, M., Sitek, T., Katz, I. (2010). Shared Care Parenting Arrangements since the 2006 Family Law Reforms, (pp. 1 - 158). Canberra, ACT, Australia: Commonwealth of Australia.

2014

  • Parkinson, P. (2014). Applying the s 75(2) factors to the division of family property: A principled approach. Family Law Review, 4(2), 77-89.
  • Parkinson, P. (2014). Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches: A Story of Moral Failure? Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 26(1), 119-138.
  • Parkinson, P., Behrens, J. (2014). Relocation as a risk factor: when to hold and when to fold. 16th National Family Law Conference 2014: Family Law - Evolution or Revolution, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2014). The Challenge of Affordable Family Law. XVth International Society of Family Law (ISFL)World Conference 2014: Family Law - Universalities and Singularities, Recife, Brazil: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2014). The Payoffs and Pitfalls of Laws that Encourage Shared Parenting: Lessons from the Australian Experience. Dalhousie Law Journal, 37(1), 301-343.
  • Parkinson, P., Aroney, N. (2014). The territory of marriage: Constitutional law, marriage law and family policy in the ACT same sex marriage case. Australian Journal of Family Law, 28(2), 160-192.
  • Parkinson, P. (2014). The Territory of Marriage: Constitutional law, marriage law and family policy in the ACT Same Sex Marriage Case. Current Constitutional Controversies Colloquium 2014: TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2014). The ties that bind: Separation, divorce and the indissolubility of parenthood. In Alan Hayes, Daryl Higgins (Eds.), Families, policy and the law: Selected essays on contemporary issues for Australia, (pp. 177-184). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies. [More Information]
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2014). The Use and Abuse of Social Science Research Evidence in Children's Cases. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 20(3), 239-250. [More Information]

2013

  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches: A Story of Moral Failure? The Smith Lecture, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Family Courts and the Transformation of Family Law. Family Court 50th Anniversary Dissertation, (pp. 980-991). South Korea: Seoul Family Court.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Family Instability, Mental Health and the Emerging Financial Crisis for the Welfare State. In Hugues Fulchiron (Eds.), Les solidarites entre generations: Solidarities between Generations, (pp. 85-103). Brussels, Belgium: Bruylant.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Family property law and the three fundamental propositions in Stanford v Stanford. Family Law Review, 3(2), 80-93.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Family structure and children's wellbeing: A Reply to Lucas, Nicholson and Erbas. Journal of Family Studies, 19(3), 267-271.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). La Experiencia Australiana En Los Centros De Relacion Familiar. Cuaderno Jurídico Familia, 41, 6-11.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Managing Family Justice in Diverse Societies by Mavis Maclean and John Eekelaar (Eds), Hart, Oxford, 2013, pp 315 + x, £55.00. Australian Journal of Family Law, 27(3), 270-275.
  • Bell, F., Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P., Single, J. (2013). Outcomes of Child-Inclusive Mediation. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 27(1), 116-142. [More Information]
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Rediscovering freedom in anti-discrimination law. The Australian Polity: a review of public policy, 4(1), 11-20.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Suffer the Teenage Children: Child Sexual Abuse in Church Communities. Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University 2013, Atlanta, GA, USA: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). The Idea of Family Relationship Centres in Australia. Family Court Review: an interdisciplinary journal, 51(2), 195-213.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Tradition and Change in Australian Law (5th edition). Australia: Thomson Reuters.
  • Parkinson, P. (2013). Violence, abuse and the limits of shared parental responsibility. Family Matters, 92, 7-17.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J. (2013). When Mothers Stay: Adjusting to Loss After Relocation Disputes. Family Law Quarterly, 47(1), 65-96.

2012

  • Parkinson, P. (2012). Australian Family Law in Context: Commentary and Materials (5th edition). Sydney: Thomson Reuters.
  • Parkinson, P., Oates, R., Jayakody, A. (2012). Child Sexual Abuse in the Anglican Church of Australia. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 21(5), 553-570. [More Information]
  • Bell, F., Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P., Single, J. (2012). Choosing Child-Inclusive Mediation. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 23(4), 253-264.
  • Parkinson, P. (2012). Christian Concerns about an Australian Charter of Rights. In P Babie & N Rochow (Eds.), Freedom of Religion under Bills of Rights, (pp. 117-151). Adelaide: University of Adelaide Press.
  • Parkinson, P. (2012). Family Trusts and Third Parties Under the Family Law Act 1975. Australian Journal of Family Law, 26(1), 5-27.
  • Parkinson, P. (2012). The 2011 Family Violence Amendments: What Difference Will They Make? Australian Family Lawyer, 22(2), 1-18.
  • Parkinson, P. (2012), The Family Law Act and the UN Convention on Children's Rights: A New Focus on Children?.
  • Parkinson, P. (2012). When is Parenthood Dissoluble? B Y U Journal of Public Law, 26(2), 147-185.

2011

  • Parkinson, P. (2011). Accommodating Religious Beliefs in a Secular Age: The Issue of Conscientious Objection in the Workplace. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 34(1), 281-299.
  • Parkinson, P. (2011). Another Inconvenient Truth: Fragile Families and the Looming Financial Crisis for the Welfare State. Family Law Quarterly, 45(3), 329-352.
  • Parkinson, P. (2011). Family Law and the Indissolubility of Parenthood. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Single, J. (2011). Mothers Wishing to Relocate with Children: Actual and Perceived Reasons. Canadian Journal of Family Law, 27(1), 11-51.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2011). Parenting arrangements for young children - A reply to Smyth, McIntosh and Kelaher. Australian Journal of Family Law, 25(3), 284-86.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2011). Parenting arrangements for young children: Messages from research. Australian Journal of Family Law, 25(3), 236-257.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Single, J. (2011). Post-Separation Conflict and the Use of Family Violence Orders. Sydney Law Review, 33(1), 1-38.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2011). Reasons for Disputes in High Conflict Families. Journal of Family Studies, 17(3), 186-203.

2010

  • Parkinson, P., Oates, R., Jayakody, A. (2010). Breaking the Long Silence: Reports of Child Sexual Abuse in the Anglican Church of Australia. Ecclesiology: the journal for ministry, mission and unity, 6(2), 183-200. [More Information]
  • Parkinson, P. (2010). Changing Policies Regarding Separated Fathers in Australia. In Michael Lamb (Eds.), The Role of the Father in Child Development, 5th edition, (pp. 578-614). Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Parkinson, P. (2010). Christian Concerns About an Australian Charter of Rights. Australian Journal of Human Rights, 15(2), 83-121.
  • Parkinson, P., Webster, A., Cashmore, J. (2010). Lawyers' Interviews with Clients about Family Violence. University of New South Wales Law Journal Forum, 16(2), 77-86.
  • Parkinson, P. (2010). Parenting After Separation - The Process of Dispute Resolution in Australia. Ritsumeikan Law Review, 330, 110-134.
  • Chisholm, R., Parkinson, P. (2010). Reasonable Practicability as a Requirement: The High Court's Decision in MRR v GR. Australian Journal of Family Law, 24(2), 255-271.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P., Weston, R., Patulny, R., Redmond, G., Qu, L., Baxter, J., Rajkovic, M., Sitek, T., Katz, I. (2010). Shared Care Parenting Arrangements since the 2006 Family Law Reforms, (pp. 1 - 158). Canberra, ACT, Australia: Commonwealth of Australia.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Single, J. (2010). The Need for Reality Testing in Relocation Cases. Family Law Quarterly, 44(1), 1-34.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Webster, A. (2010). The Views of Family Lawyers on Apprehended Violence Orders After Parental Separation. Australian Journal of Family Law, 24(3), 313-336.

2009

  • Parkinson, P. (2009). Australian Family Law in Context: Commentary and Materials (4th edition). Sydney: Thomson Reuters.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2009). Children''s Participation in Family Law Disputes: The views of children, parents, lawyers and counsellors. Family Matters, 82, 15-21.
  • Parkinson, P. (2009). The Family Law Reform Pendulum. Australian Journal of Family Law, 23(3), 155-159.
  • Parkinson, P. (2009). The Financial Impact of Relocation Disputes: Empirical Evidence from Australia. In Verschraegen, Bea (Eds.), Family Finances, (pp. 553-567). Vienna: Jan Sramek Verlag.
  • Parkinson, P. (2009). Tradition and Change in Australian Law (4th edition). Sydney: Lawbook Co.

2008

  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J. (2008). A Longitudinal Relocation Study. Symposium on Relocation Disputes in Australia: What do we know, and what are the implications for family law and policy?, Canberra, Australia: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Parkinson, P. (2008). Advising Clients in Relocation Cases. Advanced Family Law Weekend (2008), Sydney, Australia: College of Law.
  • Parkinson, P. (2008). Book Review: Family Law and Personal Life, John Eekelaar, Oxford University Press, 2006. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 22(3), 436-439.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2008). Children's and Parents' Perceptions on Children's Participation in Decision Making After Parental Separation and Divorce. Family Court Review: an interdisciplinary journal, 46(1), 91-104.
  • Parkinson, P. (2008). Children, Young People and Federalism. Reform, 92, 41-43.
  • Parkinson, P. (2008). Freedom of Movement in an Era of Shared Parenting: The Differences in Judicial Approaches to Relocation. Federal Law Review, 36(2), 145-171.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P., Taylor, A. (2008). Overnight Stays and Children's Relationships With Resident and Nonresident Parents After Divorce. Journal of Family Issues, 29(6), 707-733.
  • Parkinson, P. (2008). The Realities of Relocation: Messages from Judicial Decisions. Australian Journal of Family Law, 22(1), 35-55.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J. (2008). The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes. New York, USA: Oxford University Press.

2007

  • Parkinson, P. (2007). Family Relationship Centres: A New Approach to Resolving Conflicts About Parenting in Australia. In L Wardle, C Williams (Eds.), Family Law: Balancing Interests and Pursuing Priorities, (pp. 611-620). Buffalo, New York: William S. Hein & Company, Inc.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J. (2007). Judicial Conversations With Children in Parenting Disputes: The Views Of Australian Judges. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 21(2), 160-189.
  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Single, J. (2007). Parents' and Children’s Views on Talking to Judges in Parenting Disputes in Australia. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 21(1), 84-107.
  • Parkinson, P. (2007). Reengineering the Child Support Scheme: An Australian Perspective on the British Government's Proposals. The Modern Law Review, 70(5), 812-836.
  • Parkinson, P. (2007). Religious Vilification, Anti-discrimination Laws and Religious Minorities in Australia: The Freedom to be Different. Australian Law Journal, 81(12), 954-966.
  • Parkinson, P. (2007). The Future of Child Support. University of Western Australia Law Review, 33(2), 179-206.
  • Parkinson, P. (2007). The Values of Parliament and the Best Interests of Children - A Response to Professor Chisholm. Australian Journal of Family Law, 21(3), 213-228.
  • Cashmore, J., Parkinson, P. (2007). What Responsibility Do Courts Have to Hear Children’s Voices? International Journal of Childrens Rights, 15(1), 43-60.

2006

  • Parkinson, P. (2006). Decision-making about the best interests of the child: The impact of the two tiers. Australian Journal of Family Law, 20(2), 179-192.
  • Parkinson, P. (2006). Family Law and the Indissolubility of Parenthood. Family Law Quarterly, 40(2), 237-280.
  • Parkinson, P. (2006). Keeping in Contact: the role of family relationship centres in Australia. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 18(2), 157-174.
  • Parkinson, P. (2006). The Past Caretaking Standard in Comparative Perspective. In Robin Fretwell Wilson (Eds.), Reconceiving the Family - Critique on the American Law Institute's Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution, (pp. 446-471). New York, USA: Cambridge University Press.

2005

  • Parkinson, P., Cashmore, J., Single, J. (2005). Adolescents' views on the fairness of parenting and financial arrangements after separation. Family Court Review: an interdisciplinary journal, 43(3), 429-444.
  • Parkinson, P. (2005). Die Durchsetzung von Toleranz: Gesetze gegen religiose Verleumdung in Australien (Enforcing tolerance: religious vilification laws in Australia). In Thomas Schirrmacher & Thomas Zimmermanns (Eds.), Ein Maulkorb für Christen? (Are Christians being Silenced?): Juristen nehmen Stellung zum deutschen Antidiskriminierungsgesetz und ähnlichen Gesetzen in Europa und Australien, Studien zur Religionsfreiheit ; Bd. 10, (pp. 110-133). Bonn: VKW.
  • Parkinson, P. (2005). The Law of Postseparation Parenting in Australia. Family Law Quarterly, 39(2), 507-525.
  • Parkinson, P. (2005). The Yardstick of Equality: Assessing contributions in Australia and England. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 19, 163-175.
  • Parkinson, P. (2005). Tradition and Change in Australian Law (3rd edition). Sydney: LBC Information Services.

2004

  • Parkinson, P. (2004). Adolescents' views on the fairness of parenting and financial arrangements after separation. 11th National Family Law Conference (2004), Broadbeach, Qld: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P., Behrens, J. (2004). Australian Family Law in Context: Commentary and Materials (3rd edition). Sydney: Thompson LBC.
  • Parkinson, P. (2004). Child Custody Arrangements on Family Separation. Australian Family Lawyer, 17(3), 30-33.
  • Parkinson, P. (2004). Family Relationship Centres. Family Court Judges' Conference (2004), Brisbance, Qld: Presentation.
  • Parkinson, P., Shrimpton, S., Oates, R., Swanston, H., O'Toole, B. (2004). Nonsex Offences Committed By Child Molesters: Findings From A Longitudinal Study. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 48(1), 28-39.
  • Parkinson, P., Smyth, B. (2004). Satisfaction And Dissatisfaction With Father-Child Contact Arrangements In Australia. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 16(3), 289-304.

2003

  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Child Protection, Permanency Planning and Children's Right to Family Life. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 17(2), 147-172.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches: Understanding the Issues. Sydney: Aquila Press.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Custody Battle. About the House, 18.
  • Parkinson, P., Wright, D. (2003). Equity and Property. In P Parkinson (Eds.), The Principles of Equity (2nd ed), (pp. 55-92). Sydney: Lawbook Co.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Estoppel. In P Parkinson (Eds.), The Principles of Equity (2nd ed), (pp. 211-289). Sydney: Lawbook Co.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Fiduciary Obligations. In P Parkinson (Eds.), The Principles of Equity (2nd ed), (pp. 339-392). Sydney: Lawbook Co.
  • Swanston, H., Parkinson, P., O'Toole, B., Plunkett-Cole, M., Shrimpton, S., Oates, R. (2003). Juvenile crime, aggression and deliquency after sexual abuse: a longitudinal study. The British Journal of Criminology, 43(4), 729-749.
  • Swanston, H., Plunkett-Cole, M., O'Toole, B., Shrimpton, S., Parkinson, P., Oates, R. (2003). Nine years after child sexual abuse. Child Abuse and Neglect, 27(8), 967-984.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Quantifying the homemaker contribution in family property law. Federal Law Review, 31, 1-55.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). Review: Scott-Hunt, S and Lim, L (eds), "Feminist Perspectives on Equity and Trusts". Feminist Legal Studies, 22, 93-97.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). The Conscience of Equity. In P Parkinson (Eds.), The Principles of Equity (2nd ed), (pp. 29-54). Sydney: Lawbook Co.
  • Parkinson, P. (2003). The Principles of Equity (2nd ed). Sydney: Lawbook Co.

2002

  • Swanston, H., Parkinson, P., Oates, R., O'Toole, B., Plunkett, A., Shrimpton, S. (2002). Further abuse of sexually abused children. Child Abuse and Neglect, 26(2), 115-127.
  • Parkinson, P. (2002). Quantifying Contributions. 10th National Family Law Conference (2002), Melbourne, Australia: Family Law Court of Australia.
  • Parkinson, P. (2002). Reconceptualising the Express Trust. Cambridge Law Journal, 61(3), 657-683.
  • Parkinson, P. (2002). Review: Maley, B, "Family and Marriage in Australia". Australian Journal of Family Law, 16, 267-270.
  • Parkinson, P. (2002). The child participation principle in Child Protection Law in NSW. International Journal of Childrens Rights, 9, 259-272.
  • Parkinson, P., Shrimpton, S., Swanston, H., O'Toole, B., Oates, R. (2002). The Process of Attrition in Child Sexual Assault Cases: A Case Flow Analysis of Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 35(3), 347-362.
  • Parkinson, P. (2002). What does the Lord require of Us? Child Sexual Abuse and the Churches. Journal of Religion and Abuse, 4(2), 3-32.

2001

  • Parkinson, P. (2001). Judicial Discretion, the Homemaker Contribution and Assets Acquired after Separation. Australian Journal of Family Law, 155, 155-171.
  • Parkinson, P., Magner, E. (2001). Recovered Memories: The legal dilemmas. In G.Davies & T.Dagleish (Eds.), Recovered Memories: Seeking the Middle Ground, (pp. 51-68). West Sussex, UK: Sage Publications.
  • Parkinson, P. (2001). Setting Aside Financial Agreements. Australian Journal of Family Law, 15(1), 26-50.
  • Swanston, H., Parkinson, P., Shrimpton, S., O'Toole, B., Oates, R. (2001). Statutory compensation for victims of child sexual assault: examining the efficacy of a discretionary system. International Review of Victimology, 8, 37-62.
  • Parkinson, P., Swanston, H., Shrimpton, S., Oates, R., O'Toole,, B. (2001). Stautory Compensation for Victims of Child Sexual Assault: Examining the efficacy of a discretionary system. International Review of Victimology, 8, 37-62.
  • Parkinson, P., Swanston, H., Plunkett, A., Oates, R., Shrimpton, S., O'Toole,, B. (2001). Suicide risk following child sexual abuse. Ambulatory Pediatrics, 1 (5), 260-266.
  • Parkinson, P. (2001). The Child Labour Problem in Australia. Australian Childrens Rights News, September 2001, 7-8.
  • Parkinson, P. (2001). Tradition and Change in Australian Law. Australia: Thomson Legal and Regulatory Ltd.
  • Parkinson, P. (2001). What does the Lord require when Ministers fail? Abuse in the Churches. Australasian Christian Legal Convention (2001), Melbourne, Australia: Christian Lawyers Association.

2000

  • Parkinson, P. (2000). Child Protection Law in Australia. In Michael D. A. Freeman (Eds.), Overcoming Child Abuse: A Window on a World Problem. United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Forster, C., Parkinson, P. (2000). Compensating Child Sexual Assault Victims Within Statutory Schemes: Imagining A More Effective Compensatory Framework. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 23(2), 172-195.
  • Parkinson, P. (2000). The Problem of Child Sexual Abuse in Church Communities. Child Sexual Abuse in Queensland: Selected Research Papers, (pp. 59-72). Milton, Queensland: Queensland Crime Commission.
  • Parkinson, P. (2000). Variation and departure from the terms of the trust. In J Armitage & A Emerett (Eds.), Trusts Law Australia. Sydney: Butterworths.

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