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Damming investigations into Family Reports by health regulators

Family Court expert referred to Medical Council after parents lodge complaints

 

They've been described as the "gods of the court" — the report writers whose written assessments can affect the Family Court's decision on which parent gets custody of their children.

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Dads 'not entitled to shared parenting'

Separated fathers are not entitled to a 50-50 time split with their children, and legislation introduced in 2006 should be amended to make that clear, a report says. A 300-report by retired family court judge Richard Chisholm recommends five changes to the so-called "shared parenting" law, which he described as a "tangle" that had taken the focus off "what is best for the children". The report acknowledges the law has limited the number of false allegations of violence.

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Report: Hidden epidemic of women beating up men

The report notes the growth in abuse of men by their partner. Psychologist Elizabeth Celi describes the abuse of men by their spouse as a "silent phenomenon". She says women perpetrators tend to combine verbal and emotional abuse of their partner with any physical violence. And men also face the social stigma of being a victim and are more often than not are disbelieved or disregarded.

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8th Annual Federal Magistates Court Report Just Released

The Federal Magistrates Court's 2006-07 annual report has been tabled in Parliament today and is now available on the Court's website.

The annual report contains an annual review of the Court's work, examining the major legal and administrative developments over the year.

Part two provides a brief introduction to and overview of the Federal Magistrates Court – its achievements, establishment, objectives, organisational details and jurisdiction. Other parts are informative and worth reading.

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Child Protection Queensland 2005-06 Performance Report

Startling facts have emerged from the Child Protection Queensland 2005-06 Performance Report. In 2005-06, females were believed responsible for 80.2 per cent of all cases of emotional abuse, 48.9 per cent of all cases of physical abuse, and 8.7 per cent of all cases of sexual abuse." Children living in single parent families represent the largest proportion of children subject to [abuse] substantiations in 2005-06. The largest proportion of children subject to [abuse] substantiations lived with a single mother (34.3 per cent), followed by children living in step or blended couple families (22.6 per cent)."

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Lone Fathers report for October/November

I am shattered as I write this report. Reason, yet another man has committed suicide. Yes one of LFAA members a decent father who has been fighting this rotten family law, for years trying to be able to see his children he had done nothing wrong only loving his children as if that is a crime. Yes the same reason that many other decent men have taken their lives because they simply loved their children and wanted to and were entitled to see their children.

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Tough means test locks low-income earners out of Legal Aid

AN INCREASING number of people in NSW are being shut out of the justice system because they are refused legal aid and are too poor to pay for a lawyer.

New figures obtained by the Herald reveal there has been a 41 per cent rise in the number of people refused help from Legal Aid NSW because they earn more than the income test threshold of $318 a week.

Most people who apply for legal help - 85 per cent - are on Centrelink…

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NSW Legislative Council Standing Committee on Law and Justice 28 No…

The Chair of the Law and Justice Committee, the Hon Christine Robertson MLC, has announced that the Committee's Report into the Impact of the Family Law Amendment (Shared Parental Responsibility) Act 2006 (Cth) has been tabled.


The initial terms of reference were
 That the Standing Committee on Law and Justice inquire into and report to Parliament by 1 December 2006 on:
a) The impact of the Family Law Amendment (Shared Parental Responsibility) Act 2006 (Cth) on women and children in NSW; and
b) The impact of the Family Law Amendment (Shared Parental Responsibility) Act 2006 (Cth) on the operation of court orders that can prevent family violence perpetrators coming into contact with their families."

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THE Family Court missed all of its performance targets

The court finalised just 31 per cent of applications for final orders within six months, according to its annual report released yesterday. The figure was well below its aim of having 75 per cent of applications resolved within that time frame - although the report said this measure was not accurate because of changes in case management. However, other key performance indicators were also missed. The number of applications for interim orders dropped 38 per cent from about 7930 to 4950

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