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 […]

Fiona Richardson’s story fails the gender test

Bettina Arndt- The Australian

Daniel Andrews today responds to the report from Australia’s first Royal Commission into Family Violence. The Victorian Premier will be joined by Australia’s first Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, Fiona Richardson, who exposed her own family’s violent history on the ABC’s Australian Story this week. Ironically, the program was a classic example of […]

Dumbass stuff we have to stop saying about dads.

Dumbass stuff we have to stop saying about dads. A great article about dads and their role as a parent not an idiot. Read here…. http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/parenting/kids/dumbass-stuff-we-need-to-stop-saying-to-dads/news-story/35ac9bf5c98bd64a3aa0f8bd1678ca1c

Opinion: All men are not bastards, Davo, so don’t tar us all with the same brush

Rory Gibson, The Sunday Mail, Brisbane

  MEMO to David Morrison. Stop apologising on behalf of all mankind. By all means flog yourself for any ignorance you may harbour, but leave the rest of us out of your remorse. I know that criticising Morrison is to feminists what calling Richie McCaw a cheat is to Kiwis – heresy. But here goes. […]

Family court robs men and demeans women by splitting property equally when a marriage ends

Des Houghton, Courier Mail

  Brisbane barrister says he wants to strip the Family Court of its cloak of secrecy and challenge the unethical rule of thumb that property must be split equally when a marriage ends. Rob (not his real name) said he discovered bias, procedural unfairness and improper conduct by an interstate judge during his own divorce […]

Murder-suicide surviving daughter: “The Family Court completely failed us”

http://www.kidspot.com.au/parenting/real-life/in-the-news/murder-suicide-surviving-daughter-the-family-court-completely-failed-us Kidspot Editor | 4 February 2016 Grace Cuzens was just 13 years old when her mother murdered her two sisters before taking her own life. Now 17, she has spoken out about her traumatic childhood and the Family Court’s place in it. This article originally appeared on Perth Now by Kate Campbell as Grace Cuzens speaks […]

UN says WA breached dad’s rights The attached article was found in the Sunday Times (WA) 31/1/2016 which I bet never see’s the light of day on mainstream SBS, ABC, 7, 9 and 10. The woman’s abduction of the child was aided and abetted by the Australian Embassy staff, paralleling that of Australian Embassy staff in […]