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Commonwealth Ombudsman highlights serious failings in Australias ...
Commonwealth Ombudsman highlights serious failings in Australias child support systemSeparated parents are avoiding l...
Domestic violence study flawed say mens health advocates
A national coalition of mens health advocates has made a formal complaint to the UNSW Ethics Committee about an onlin...
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...




Child Support
Child Support - Change of Assessment data
Child Support has published new data on payer initiated COAs; Payee initiated COA; and Registrar initiated COA (RICA/...
Labor MP Michelle Rowland wants parliament to apply more scrutiny...
A Labor MP is pushing for the Federal Government to examine whether separated parents should be forced to provide pro...
Exeter man denied refund after paying 30,000 in child support for...
The 49 year old has been told that even though he has provided a DNA test showing that he is not the father, he will ...
inquiry into how the child support system works, including links ...
The Abbott government has called for a parliamentary inquiry into how the child support system works, including links...
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...
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
NSW to introduce legislation to support the broadcasting of judgm...
NSW is leading the way to give media outlets better access to broadcasting judgements and sentences in the Supreme an...
Confidence betrayed by the justice system
Public disclosure of psychiatric records can have devastating results. Every medical record, counselling record, hosp...
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...


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 ...



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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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