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Children’s ‘Nightmare from Hell’ – The Labor Party Family Law Amendment Bill 2023

Sadly, the Labor Family Law Amendment Bill 2023 has been passed in the House of Representatives in the Federal Parliament, Canberra. The Bill is now before a Senate Inquiry. Submissions close this Friday, 23 June 2023. We believe it is critical that as many people as possible send in at least a one-sentence email submission to the inquiry on behalf of the children of Australia. Read Professor Patrick Parkinson’s excellent submission ...

By |2023-06-21T21:47:07+10:00June 21st, 2023|FAIRNESS & JUSTICE, Children, FAMILIES, SINGLE DADS|3 Comments
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Putting Children First

Them Before Us is the name of a breakthrough book about the need for a global children’s rights movement written by Katy Faust and Stacy Manning. The team at Dads4Kids had the joy of helping organise Australia’s first Voice 4 Kids Summit in 2015. Katy Faust was the keynote speaker. This historic event was held in the main committee room of Parliament House, Canberra. Katy Faust’s keynote speech about growing up as ...

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Family Law Reform Fiasco – Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic

The proposed Family Law Amendment legislation by the Labor Government will be another case of rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, instead of fixing the hole in the hull to stop the ship from going down. Many of the reform proposals, such as considering the best interests of the child, are well-intentioned, but unless they solve the fundamental problem, they really become another layer of bureaucracy to waste taxpayers’ money. ...

By |2023-02-26T07:32:32+10:00February 25th, 2023|SINGLE DADS, Children, FAIRNESS & JUSTICE, FAMILIES|2 Comments
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Law Reform Lacks Representation

Below are just a few of the emails that I have been swamped with since sending out the notice of public hearings for Wednesday and Thursday, today. Many are from women. ALL are of disgust. Where is the representation from men's groups, you ask? Easy -- they obviously didn't want you there. DIDS received this notice today, and it was forwarded from a friend, not from the Attorney-General’s Department. The hearings ...

By |2021-09-11T11:14:50+10:00July 24th, 2005|SINGLE DADS, Children, FAIRNESS & JUSTICE, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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