Are Dads still being McIntoshed?

Bettina Arndt

Here’s some rare good news about our Family Court system. Fewer dads with very young children are being denied overnight care of their infants and toddlers.   That’s a very big deal because up to three years ago most fathers lost out when they went to court seeking any overnight care. Lawyers used to joke […]

‘You can’t tell me women don’t lie, of course they do’: why Men’s Rights Activists hate AVOs

Jacqueline Maley - Sydney Morning Herald

Buried in an obscure nook of the budget was a humane and overdue measure, a good news story so pure it’s puzzling the government didn’t promote it beyond a passing mention in Treasurer Scott Morrison’s budget speech. It’s simple and sensible, and it should have been enacted long ago: domestic violence victims will no longer […]

Stand up against dangerous Family Law changes

Bettina Arndt

Augusto Zimmermann, WA Law Reform Commissioner is calling for us to challenge the “dangerous family law changes” and to encourage people to complete the questionaire. Sent: Tuesday, 9 May 2017 7:23:12 PM Subject: Stand up against dangerous Family Law changes – recruit people for questionnaire Below is an important message from my friend Bettina Arndt. […]

One Nation Sell-out on Family Law Reform

Men’s Rights Agency has received information that the One Nation party has dumped their Family Law Reform policy. See their current policy listing: The erased policy can be found  using: One Nation also added a new policy to get rid of UN Human Rights then carefully disguised where they hid it on the […]

No sleep drug for son, mum ordered

Caroline Overington - The Australian

A Federal Circuit Court judge has banned a Melbourne mother from using the popular sleep aid melatonin to get her son to sleep. The decision is believed to be the first in which an Australian court has forbidden a parent from administering melatonin, the use of which is widespread among parents of children with autism […]

Changes to Family Law – little notice given

Dads in Distress

Thanks to  Pete Nicholls from Dads in Distress for this important notification of pending changes to family law in its interaction with domestic violence. It is urgent if any has some time to put in  a submission. The govt have put out to consultation, a proposed change of family law relating to DV. Responses must […]

Nationals could help Pauline Hanson put Family Court back in the spotlight

ABC - By political reporter Eliza Borrello

Photo: Ms Hanson says the Family Court system is “destroying families”. Related Story: Where do the crossbenchers stand on the major issues? Related Story: The resurgence of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Pauline Hanson’s success at the federal election could put the Family Court back in the spotlight, with some Nationals believing her push to abolish […]

The ‘agony’ of being a 50/50 mother? Oh please. It’s called equality – and fathers deserve their share just as much as women

By Peter Lloyd – Stand By Your Manhood author hits back at mums upset with 50/50 access – Peter Lloyd is incensed that mothers don’t want to give exes equal time – Says the debate shows that feminism isn’t concerned with true equality Just when you think the modern gender debate can’t descend any further into toe-curling […]

Rosie Batty is back to change family Law

Good ol’ Rosie Batty is back, using her son’s murder to promote Rosie Batty.   Family violence campaigner Rosie Batty (pictured) will join members of the Women’s Legal Service in Brisbane on Thursday to outline a five-step ‘roadmap’ to improve the family law system Amongst other things, she wants to make it easier to make, […]

Family court robs men and demeans women by splitting property equally when a marriage ends

Des Houghton, Courier Mail

  Brisbane barrister says he wants to strip the Family Court of its cloak of secrecy and challenge the unethical rule of thumb that property must be split equally when a marriage ends. Rob (not his real name) said he discovered bias, procedural unfairness and improper conduct by an interstate judge during his own divorce […]