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… Read More »Custom Single Post Header

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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.

Things to Read, Watch & Listen

Who Is a Parent Then – Is Three a Crowd?

Stephen Page’s Paper presented to the Legal Services Commission, Adelaide on 19 November, 2021.

The Importance of Reaching Out Early Following Separation

In this video, Accredited Family Law Specialist Bruce Provan shares the importance of reaching out early if you’re contemplating or going through a separation.

The Changes to the Family Law System

In this video, Accredited Family Law Specialist Bruce Provan keeps us in the loop on the changes to the family law system.