Rallies/Petition to Change Family Law Act to protect children

Rallies/Petition to Change Family Law Act to protect children

A group of academics, journalists, psychologists, parents and concerned citizens have launched a national campaign, calling for changes to the Family Law Act to provide greater safety for children in custodial disputes affected by family violence. As part of the campaign, rallies will be held in capital cities across Australia at 11am on Sunday 3 May 2009. Find out about the rally in your state at: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=69087938967 The campaign has a petition regarding specific legislation changes to the Family Law Act: http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/family-court-of-australia-amendments.html so that an allegedly abusive parent will have to prove that the children would be safe in their care and that the court ought to adopt an inquisitorial, not adversarial approach to the evidence.

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