The pain of being an alternate-weekend father

  I welcome the Federal Government’s inquiry into separating parents being given joint contact with both parents. Family Court orders that grant custody to one parent, when both parents are capable of providing the love and support for their children to develop to their full potential, need to cease being standard practice. As a divorced […]

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 […]