New DV Guidelines turn shows of displeasure into ‘violence’

“Unfortunately these guidelines constitute a major threat to fundamental rights in Australia, including due process, property rights and parental rights”.

Funding for male victims of DV helps Mark Rayner

Funding for male victims of DV helps Mark Rayner 19 Aug 2016, 2 p.m. Lynn Field Dubbo anti-domestic violence campaigner Lynn Field has welcomed $13 million in NSW government funding for male victims of domestic violence. The funding was announced in the this year’s budget and will be used to establish victim services Ms Field, […]

“Real Men Do Cry” Documentary Highlights the Physical and Mental Effects of Domestic Abuse on Male Victims

https://youtu.be/PbjBc9CipBg  The ManKind Initiative, Britain’s first charity to support male victims of domestic abuse, has today launched a new groundbreaking and sensitive documentary portraying the real stories and experiences of male victims of domestic abuse in the UK. The documentary is released as part of the wider #uksaysnomore1 campaign that aims to end domestic abuse […]

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Domestic violence: data shows women are not the only victims | The Weekend Australian Inquirer The University of Queensland’s Kim Halford suggests that perhaps three-quarters of a million children witness both parents engaged in domestic violence. BETTINA ARNDT Columnist @thebettinaarndt Eva Solberg is a Swedish politician, a proud feminist who holds an important post as chairwoman of the […]

Nationals could help Pauline Hanson put Family Court back in the spotlight

ABC - By political reporter Eliza Borrello

Photo: Ms Hanson says the Family Court system is “destroying families”. Related Story: Where do the crossbenchers stand on the major issues? Related Story: The resurgence of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Pauline Hanson’s success at the federal election could put the Family Court back in the spotlight, with some Nationals believing her push to abolish […]

Blokes alone not to blame for domestic violence

The Australian - Bettina Arndt - Opinion Page 22

“For years now, all the key players in our well-orchestrated domestic violence sector have been singing from the same page, happily accepting government money to promote the idea that domestic violence is all about dangerous men terrorising their partners.   Malcolm Turnbull is on record boasting that the government is spending “hundreds of millions” of […]

Rise in men taking out domestic violence orders against mothers and partners at Southport Court

Alexandria Utting, Gold Coast Bulletin

Support workers have expressed doubt about DVOs some men are taking out against their partners. GOLD Coast men are taking out domestic-violence orders against their mothers, partners and relatives but support workers are sceptical of the ­applications’ legitimacy. About 30 per cent of domestic-violence and family protection orders at Southport Magistrates Court in the first […]

The ‘agony’ of being a 50/50 mother? Oh please. It’s called equality – and fathers deserve their share just as much as women

By Peter Lloyd

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3575744/The-agony-50-50-mother-Oh-s-called-equality-fathers-deserve-share.html – Stand By Your Manhood author hits back at mums upset with 50/50 access – Peter Lloyd is incensed that mothers don’t want to give exes equal time – Says the debate shows that feminism isn’t concerned with true equality Just when you think the modern gender debate can’t descend any further into toe-curling […]

Rosie Batty is back to change family Law

Good ol’ Rosie Batty is back, using her son’s murder to promote Rosie Batty.   Family violence campaigner Rosie Batty (pictured) will join members of the Women’s Legal Service in Brisbane on Thursday to outline a five-step ‘roadmap’ to improve the family law system Amongst other things, she wants to make it easier to make, […]

Demonising men will create culture of fear to harm us all

Dr Karen Brooks - Courier Mail - Qld

The Courier Mail- Queensland IN RESPONSE to the growing number of attacks and harassment of women on public transport, Rail Tram and Bus Union National Secretary, Bob Nanva, supported by the NSW Rape Crisis Centre, has proposed female-only pink carriages. Dubbed “Safe carriages”, these would operate after 7pm, have CCTV, alarms, and be located near […]