LIKE many Australians, Sue Price was appalled by this week’s harrowing footage of an international custody dispute playing out at Brisbane Airport.
While most public criticism has centred on the Family Court and Australian Federal Police for forcing four sisters to return to Italy against their will, the Men’s Rights Agency director has set her sights on the mother at the centre of the controversy.
“That (situation) was entirely her fault and creation,” Price said of Thursday’s happenings.
“She deserves an Academy Award.
“I know it’s hard, I know it’s difficult, but her behaviour was the cause of a lot of this … if she
“The media has pandered to the mother by reacting to her theatrics and that’s made it worse.
It’s turned out to be the ultimate disaster … (and) the ones who suffer most are the children.”
The graphic scenes of AFP agents manhandling two of the sisters, both teenagers, through
The four sisters attracted international media attention in May when they went into hiding to
The sisters, who hold dual Italian-Australian citizenship, travelled to Australia with their
Price” whose Men’s Rights Agency supports the essential role fathers play in their children’s
“If a man had acted as she did (at the airport) he would have been arrested,” she said. “They
“One thing that has been mistaken in this case right from the beginning is the Family Court was
“If it hadn’t, it would totally have trashed the notion of Australia being a signatory to the
All four sisters have now left Australia after a pilot reportedly refused to take the oldest pair
Their great aunt yesterday said the family was now considering a legal challenge in the Italian courts.
‘We’re never going to stop,” she told ABC Radio. “These children want to be here. These children want to be with their mum.”
Lone Fathers Association of Australia president Barry Williams, who founded the group after gaining custody of his own four children in the 1970s, said the emotional impact on the father
“The mother might have been distressed, but how do you think the father felt when he was told
“I’ve been doing this 40 years and have seen so much trauma … I’ve seen so many suicides over