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False abuse claims are the new court weapon, retiring judge says

July 6, 2013
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False abuse claims are the new court weapon, retiring judge says

Rise in hostility: Justice David Collier. Photo: Sahlan Hayes Allegations of child sexual abuse are being increasingly invented by mothers to stop fathers from seeing their children, says a retiring Family Court judge. Justice David Collier, retiring ...
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Judith Grossman: A Mother, a Feminist, Aghast – WSJ.com

April 16, 2013
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Judith Grossman: A Mother, a Feminist, Aghast – WSJ.com

By JUDITH E. GROSSMAN I am a feminist. I have marched at the barricades, subscribed to Ms. magazine, and knocked on many a door in support of progressive candidates committed to women's rights. Until a month ago, I would have expressed unqualified supp...
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21st century man: lost and anachronistic? (SMH article)

March 10, 2013
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21st century man: lost and anachronistic? (SMH article)

Today's Sydney Morning Herald features an article by Guy Mosel titled 21st century man: lost and anachronistic. Overall it's a very good overview of the various strands of the men's movement. However, it suffers from a couple of problems that most med...
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If no-one speaks of dreadful things « Karen Woodall

February 5, 2013
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If no-one speaks of dreadful things « Karen Woodall

Spring sunshine on a Tuesday morning and I am musing on the emails and letters that I have been receiving over the past few months from mothers, fathers, grandparents and other family members, all on the subject of family separation, some on related is...
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Sorry I took daddy – Federal Magistrate Tom Altobelli

June 7, 2012
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Sorry I took daddy – Federal Magistrate Tom Altobelli

Federal Magistrate Tom Altobelli published his decision on the court's website, ordering the boy, 11, and his sister, 6, to live with their mum and the dad's contact to be restricted to letters and birthday cards. A judge has taken the extraordinary s...
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A father’s day gift from Labor and the Greens: increased fatherlessness

September 2, 2011
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Virtually every major social pathology has been linked to fatherlessness: violent crime, drug and alcohol abuse, truancy, teen pregnancy, suicide – all correlate more strongly to fatherlessness than to any other single factor. The majority of pri...
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Kids to be denied their Fathers, because of ONE Man’s vote – Tony Windsor

July 20, 2011
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Please read the following letter that was sent to Tony Windsor, Federal Member for New England, on the proposed 2011 child custody/family law changes currently before Parliament, designed to prevent most separated fathers from having contact with thei...
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Government deception won’t reduce family violence

June 9, 2011
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Last week the Federal House of Representatives debated the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011. During the debate, the Minister for the Status of Women, Kate Ellis, made a series of false statements to the P...
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NCFM Australia Liaison posts blistering condemnation of feminist fairy-tales, “Government deception won’t reduce family violence”

June 8, 2011
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NCFM Australia Liaison posts blistering condemnation of feminist fairy-tales, “Government deception won’t reduce family violence”

By Greg Andresen – posted Thursday, 9 June 2011 Last week the Federal House of Representatives debated the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011. During the debate, the Minister for the Status of Women, Kate Ellis, made a series of false statements to the Parliament and the Australian public....
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Minister misleads Federal Parliament about Family Violence

May 31, 2011
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A leading men's health organisation today claimed that the Federal Minister for the Status of Women, the Hon. Kate Ellis MP misled Parliament during debate of the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011 last Thu...
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The Feminist Trojan Horse in Family Law

May 30, 2011
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Federal Member for Dawson, George Christensen, attacks the Gillard Labor government's changes to the Family Law Act which will water down provisions giving non-custodial parents (mostly fathers) equal access to their children. Transcript from Hans...
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Mean spirited ideology or a presumption that every child wants the love of both parents in equal measure

April 7, 2011
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Family violence has, in recent years, been subjected to a very short sighted restricted analysis that is based on stereotypes of victims and abusers. Typically, the "victim" is depicted as a timid, oppressed female and the abuser is portrayed as a brut...
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Secretary SPCA comments on the Family Law Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

March 28, 2011
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The Secretary of the Shard Parenting Council of Australia, Mr Wayne Butler has published a short assessment of the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011. It is very much in haste but he sees 4 key areas that n...
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