Super splitting on marriage
By Stephen Bourke
New laws to allow for the splitting of superannuation on marriage breakdown will commence on 28 December 2002.
MARRIED TO THE MOB
The Weekend Australian SAT 18 NOV 2000 By: Adrian McGregor
They call it the Club, the male-dominated legal fraternity that looks after its own.
in the courts
Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) 9 July 2000
The Family Court has consistently pursued its critics by instigating contempt charges. But lately these citizens have been beating their powerful foe. Sarah Harris reports.
protester beats judges at own game
The Australian Wed. March 8 2000
The Family Court brought contempt charges against a father hostile to its decisions but, writes Bernard Lane, could not sustain them.
ALRC Report draws suggestions the Chief Justice of the Family Court should stand down!
Media commentary resulting from the release of the ALRC report.23/2/00
payments: A-G's advice on jailing 'wrong'
by Aban Contractor Canberra Times 12/1/2000
Attorney General Daryl Williams has been accused of deliberately misleading a Government Senator over plans to jail parents who fall behind in child-support payments.
Thursday 30/12 "Family Court makes disputes worse"
Letters to the Editor in The Australian
Wednesday 29/12 And even more on "Court Out"
An editorial appeared in the Australian on Monday 27/12 -
here is Australian Men's Rights Asscoation's letter published 29/12 in response to the Editorial and the "Court Out" articles.
Editorial - "Families need new ways of ending strife"
Australian Men's Rights Asscoation Published letter - "Family court unfair to men"
Tuesday 28/12 More on "Court Out"
Letters to the Editor from
Chief Justice Nicholson and Dr. Vincent Patrick
Melba's Column Right on, Sister
"Some feminists have chosen to excuse themselves from conventional modes of human decency....."
"COURT OUT" (2 articles discuss the Family
One man's battle for his kids
by "Mr X"
The Australian, Weekend Focus, Friday 24/12/99
[Thank you to the Editors of the Australian for publishing these two articles, well done! Thousand of fathers are extremely thankful Mr X's story has been told. His experience closely mirrors their own.]
More than a million Australian children will spend Christmas in a broken home. As the Government tries to improve family justice, 'Mr X' tells of his personal voyage of despair.
by Bernard Lane
A supporting commentary examining attitudes to the recent changes to reduce
the Family Court's caseload by tranferring simpler cases to a Federal
No jail for child support debtors (almost on line)
Email Communication to ALL Senators re: Family Law Amendement Bill
Outrageous Comments by Family Court Chief Justice - Family Law
The Chief Justice of the Family Court in Australia, Alastair Nicholson came to the attention of the Americans and Canadians for his outspoken anti-male comments.
The Sunday Mail 5/10/97 reported that a mother has been refused permission
to relocate as per the following article:
Relationship between 'no fault' divorce and divorce statistics