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Judge rebuked for ‘cruel, insulting, humiliating’ conduct in family law trial

The Sydney Morning Herald last week reported on this story: “A judge presiding over a family law case denied a father a fair trial by bullying and demeaning his lawyers in court, an appeal court has ruled.” “Oh, God”, “rubbish”, “this is pathetic” and “that’s garbage” were among the judicial exclamations recorded.” For Full Article …

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“Orgs supporting men languish for lack of support”

Australia’s suicide trend is on the increase. Where is the majority of that coming from? Ex-Senator David Leyonhjelm says family breakdown and on that point, we’d concur. He goes on to say: “Organisations that support men during episodes believed to predispose to suicide, such as relationship break-up, loss of children, false allegations of violence, unemployment …

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Compensation claims based on false allegations in family law

Original (full) article by Nicola Berkovic in The Australian 25th May 2020 This is a dad we know and have supported. It is truly a tragic story. Extracts: “Taxpayers have paid out $10,000 to a girl as compensation for being a victim of sexual abuse despite two Family Court judges rejecting the allegations made during a …

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Former senator John Madigan, champion of family law reform, died today at age 53

It was with immense sadness that we heard that John Madigan, former independent senator passed away after a long illness. John was a fierce defender, and perhaps one of the most fervent, of all those that had suffered at the hands of family breakdown. More than once we’ve accompanied John in Parliament House to speak …

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We all need to work together to flatten the new curve – MENTAL HEALTH.

This article says, “In the case of mental health, the whole population has been exposed to the harmful mental impacts of the pandemic to some degree and this will result for the majority in a relatively mild to moderate level of anxiety and stress for which support, self-help and the passage of time are all …

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