Appeal Division of the Family Court of Australia (Appearing for the Appellant husband)

 

FAMILY LAW – APPEAL –­ whether the primary judge erred in the structure of the orders ultimately made – whether the primary judge failed to make orders to give effect to findings – whether the primary judge erred in making orders by reference to both fixed sums and percentages – where the final orders did not provide for the discharge or refinance of existing mortgages upon the transfer of property – where such error could be remedied pursuant to the “slip rule” or by consent pursuant to s 79A(1A) – whether the primary judge erred in assessing the husband’s contributions – whether the primary judge erred in assessing the wife’s future needs pursuant to s 75(2) – whether the result was manifestly unjust – where no material error demonstrated.

FAMILY LAW – APPLICATION IN AN APPEAL –– leave granted to rely on amended grounds of appeal – application to adduce further evidence dismissed.

FAMILY LAW – COSTS – where the appellant is ordered to pay the wife’s costs.