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Barriers make child's play hard work for grandads
According to a new study highlighting the challenges men in the role face, GRANDFATHERS face too many social barriers...
International report on fathers paternity leave after birth of bubs
An international study, to be presented in Melbourne next month will also reveal that the children of fathers who tak...
Child trapped in Egypt by bizarre custody battle
In September, Family Court judge Paul Cronin ordered the husband, who has remained in Australia, to do all acts and t...
Paternal influence crucial to the success of children
The Fathers and Families Research program at the University of Newcastle has found that children who engage in rough ...
March against Alienation - Fathers Day Hyde Park
The 'March for the Voice of the Children' to be held in Hyde Park North on Father's Day, 1st Sept 2013. The march aim...
Hard line over child abuse (NZ)
50 Children dead from abuse, neglect and pathetic parents. There were too many children dying and on the balance of p...
NSW Government releases Domestic Violence App
A new smart phone app has been launched for people who are experiencing domestic and family violence. The application...
Review of Australias national Paid Parental Leave scheme
The Government has announced a review of Australia's national Paid Parental Leave scheme introduced on 1 January 2011...




Child Support
Cost of raising a child to 18 is now $1 million
Generation Z, born since 1995, are the most financially endowed generation of children ever. Every child has their ow...
Cost of raising a child
The cost of raising a first child to the age of 18 in Hobart is just over a quarter of a million dollars, or $268,629...
Age eligibility for Family Tax Benefit Part A has changed
As of 1 January 2013, there is a change to the age of eligibility for FTB Part A. It will no longer be paid for young...
Child support formula baffles 90% of parents - AIFS study
Most of the 1.5 million divorced and separated parents who pay or receive child support have no idea how the calculat...
Child support payments secured by new investigation unit
Employers who fail to pass on child support payments which they deduct from their employees wages, are the target of ...
Judgements
Woman who took child abroad on trial
A mother who sparked an international search after she took off with her son to Europe has told a Sydney court she di...
Justice Garry Watts makes a difficult order
A TEENAGER has been ordered by the Family Court to live with her father in a religious community. A judge in Sydney h...
Adelaide Mother's bid for $278,000 monthly alimony fails
The wife, who cannot be named, applied for the money before a final settlement from her husband, whose wealth has bee...
High Court boots Full Court of the Family Court into touch
Remember the Mt Isa case. In MRR V GR in considering whether he should therefore make an order under s 65DAA(1) for t...
Federal Magistrate Henderson considers relocation to Serbia
In a detailed judgement Federal Magistrate Henderson considers relocation to Serbia. It is an interesting case to rev...



Courts
Court refuses to send quake-affected boys to NZ
The Family Court of Australia has rejected an attempt by New Zealand authorities to secure the return of two boys who...
Child's school project becomes a plea to the Family Court
Her parents can barely speak to each other. Tempers flared when her father took her on an overseas trip without telli...
False abuse claims are the new court weapon, retiring judge says
Allegations of child sexual abuse are being increasingly invented by mothers to stop fathers from seeing their childr...
Defendants To Front Up In Court Study (NZ)
Minister for Courts Chester Borrows this week launched a pilot scheme that will place some defendants at the centre o...
Gotcha tapes disliked by court
Family court lawyers have observed a trend among litigants to secretly record themselves in conversation with their p...


Press Releases
De Facto property laws pass parliament
The Family Law Amendment (Validation of Certain Orders and Other Measures) Act 2012 has been passed by the Parliament...
Labor Greens Creating a Fatherless Society
Dads4Kids Fatherhood Foundation press release: Never before in the history of the Parliament have major changes to Fa...
Last chance to write a submission !
If the Bill passes, separating parents will no longer have to to facilitate, and encourage, a close and continuing re...
Violence reforms families can trust! ... to
The Attorney General said today that the Family Violence Bill retains the substance of the shared parenting laws and ...
Family Law Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2010 - Media Release
The proposed amendments to the Family Law Act are a source of deep concern and dismay to our members and to the many ...



Most Popular Articles

Sir Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof
Geldof's most recent high-profile crusade is to highlight the anti-father prejudice of the family courts. When he and Paula Yates originally split he lost custody of the children, and even though he fought successfully (at great expense) to get them back, his shock and disgust with the system rages on.
  Men & Fathers' Health Forum

Men & Fathers' Health Forum
Wednesday 19th March 2008 will go down as a milestone event in the men & fathersí movement in Australia. This was the day when almost 30 key leaders, representing menís, fatherhood and family groups, academics and health professionals, met in Federal Parliament to discuss forward motion on the Labor Partyís proposed National Menís Health Policy.


It's My Divorce Too

My Divorce Too
For the children, divorce can be a minefield of parental absences, new homes, new rules Ė and even new family members. Here, kids who have been through the "big bang" talk about how the separation affected their lives.
 

DEPRESSION : Untying the knot

Peter's parents broke up. His mum got custody, and got depressed, dad got mad and got out and Peter, as you could guess, got both mad and depressed and got the tummy aches that wore his inner pain. Later on dad and his new partner asked to have Peter for the holidays. Many solicitor bills later it happened, it worked well and Peter asked his mum if he could stay.


   
   
   
   
   
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