‘Deadbeat dads’ face fines in sweeping changes to child support

Natasha Bita, The Australian

Parents who refuse to pay child support should be fined while those who waste children’s maintenance money should have the cash quarantined, a federal parliamentary inquiry has recommended in the biggest shake-up of child support in a generation. A crackdown on “deadbeat dads’’ who owe $1.4bn in child support will be recommended by the House […]

End the war on deadbeat dads (or fathers who cannot afford to pay)

by Tina Dupuy at http://www.aurorasentinel.com/opinion/dupuy-end-war-deadbeat-dads/

 An interesting response to an article written by Tina Dupuy, who was raised in family where her father did not support his children. Despite this she is absolutely correct in saying : None of this is in the best interests of the children. None of this makes their lives better—or more secure, comfortable or hopeful. […]