Department of Family & Community Services & Arthur [2017] FamCA 204 (24 January 2017)

From the Family Court of Australia:

FAMILY LAW – CHILD ABDUCTION – Hague Convention – Where the substantive proceedings have been heard and orders made for the return of the child to New Zealand – Where the proceedings were adjourned in relation to the conditions of the child’s return – Where some conditions are agreed between the parties – Where there are financial and other difficulties in relation to a practicable and enforceable order for return – Orders made to give effect to the return order after conditions have been met including the provision of financial support by the father to the mother – Orders made to stay the return order until the mother’s appeal is finalised.

Madeleine Bridgett appeared for the respondent.