Opening Statement by Professor Augusto Zimmermann to the Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Family Law System (Public Hearing, 8 July 2020)

July 10, 2020 Augusto Zimmermann The Joint Select Committee on Australia’s Family Law System was appointed by resolution of the Senate on 18 September 2019 and resolution of the House of Representatives on 19 September 2019. The terms of reference of the committee’s inquiry explicitly require the committee to consider the present operation of the family […]

Beyond Reasonable Doubt – links between child support, parental alienation and male suicide

Prof. Augusto Zimmermann

THE UNDENIABLE LINK: CHILD-SUPPORT SCHEME — UNFAIR PARENTAL ALIENATION — THE MALE-SUICIDE CRISIS Parental Alienation can devastate the relationship between parents and children. It can be a central issue in child custody disputes and it undoubtedly is a leading cause of the disturbing incidence of male suicide in Australia. There is an undeniable link between […]