Brisbane mother avoids prison after stabbing teenage daughter during alcohol-fuelled fight

ABC News  https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-09-21/mother-escapes-jail-wynnum-stabbing-teenage-daughter-court/12685192 By Talissa Siganto Posted 6days ago A Brisbane mother is told she is “very lucky” to escape jail time after repeatedly stabbing her teenage daughter in 2019.(ABC News: Neryssa Azlan) A mother who told her teenage daughter to “die you dog” after repeatedly stabbing her during an alcohol-fuelled fight on Brisbane’s bayside last year has escaped […]

Empty days, lonely nights

A belief that children under three should not stay overnight with their separated or divorced father has underpinned our family law system for years. Has it all been a mistake? Bettina Arndt reports. The Age, Melbourne April 28, 2014 — 7.22pm Across Australia, fathers are being told in mediation sessions or by lawyers that there’s […]