Dr Warren Farrell – Brisbane Convention Centre Friday 25 October 2013 7pm – 8.30pm

The world-wide boys’ crisis – why it is happening. . . and what can be done about it!Your invitation to a special evening with academic and top-selling authorDr WARREN FARRELL, USA  A rare opportunity to hear one of the  world ’s leading experts on what is happening globally with our young men –  and a look […]

DIVORCED DADS GET BIG GIFT FROM FIRED-UP MOMS

GAIL ROSENBLUM, Star Tribune (USA - Minnesota)

  It’s not all wrapped up yet, but a big gift is arriving for divorced dads who want equal time with their kids. Launched in early May and already claiming a broad spectrum of members across the United States and Canada, a new advocacy group is determined to finally make equally shared parenting a reality. […]

Every 2nd Weekend

Avoca Beach Picture Theatre Coasties 2012 WinneEvery 2nd Weekend Every father who is separated from his children understands the meaning of the term “Every 2nd Weekend”. The ‘every 2nd weekend’ template was the standard contact a newly separated father could expect to have with his children. The devastation in firstly, losing one’s wife/partner and then to […]

Unlike those vile trolls, Catherine Deveny and Mungo MacCallum are a picture of civility

The Australian

Italian father seeks return of 4 daughters under the Hague Convention

Lauren Wilson and Chris Merritt, The Australian

Australian High Court rules no role for kids in custody rows. The High Court has dismissed an appeal that could have given children a greater and more direct say on custody arrangements in legal brawls between parents.  Family law experts yesterday welcomed the decision of the bench to throw out an appeal brought on behalf […]

Court rules “fun” dad should have access cut

http://news.ninemsn.com.au/national/8497822/dads-good-times-with-daughter-cut-by-court A FATHER accused of having all the fun with his daughter while his former partner dealt with the “drudgery and hard work” has lost half his contact visits. The dad was also accused of failing to acknowledge the six-year-old girl was suffering from separation anxiety after spending every weekend of the school year with […]

References Examining Assaults by Women on Their Spouses or Male partners

An Annotated Bibliography © 1997, 1998 by Martin S. Fiebert, Department of Psychology, California State University

SUMMARY: This bibliography examines 95 scholarly investigations, 79 empirical studies and 16 reviews and/or analyses, which demonstrate that women are as physically aggressive, or more aggressive, than men in their relationships with their spouses or male partners. The aggregate sample size in the reviewed studies exceeds 60,000.

Statistics on Suicide in Australia –

Around 2,000 Australians take their own lives every year, affecting families, friends, work places and communities. Males account for 78 per cent of these deaths. It is also suggested elsewhere, that a similar numbers of deaths occur as a result of  inexplicable single motor vehicle accidents. This report, Australian_Bureau_of_Statistics_Suicide_Statistics_Report[1] (download pdf) provides an overview of the situation […]

Justice system let me down

AN Austinmer father says he is angry and bewildered by a judge’s comments to brand him a sook for going to police after his former partner assaulted him in front of their eight-year-old son. Judge Paul Conlon upheld Tanya Austin’s appeal over a lower court conviction for the assault and said police should have told […]

Justice system let me down

  Illawarra Mercury, Australia, by Michele Tydd, December 18, 2010. Section: News, Page: 5 AN Austinmer father says he is angry and bewildered by a judge’s comments to brand him a sook for going to police after his former partner assaulted him in front of their eight-year-old son. Judge Paul Conlon upheld Tanya Austin’s appeal […]