Family report writer guilty of professional misconduct lobbied government for less scrutiny

By Josh Robertson and Heidi Davoren - ABC

Photo John Archer was wrongly labelled a “psychopath” in a Family Court report and lost contact with his only son. Supplied: Robb Shaw-Velzen The family court-ordered report into John Archer’s* custody dispute over his son was deemed so incendiary that the court would not allow Mr Archer to read it alone. Key points: Last month […]

RATIONALISING FEMALE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Prof Augusto Zimmermann

RATIONALISING FEMALE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE The “Domestic Violence Prevention Centre” is funded by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services, Queensland Government. This taxpayer-funded organisation claims that violence used by women against their male partners often happens “when a woman has to defend herself against an assault in an effort to protect herself from […]