The Family Law Act was amended in 2006 to make provision for a concept called "Equal Shared Parental Responsibility". Many separating parents believe that this amendment to the Act means that children with separated parents should be, by law, spending equal time with each of their parents. This is a common family law myth.
Bettina Arndt has been one of Australia's most prominent commentators on the ever changing roles of women in society, and the changes to the dynamics of marriages and relationships as a result.In this podcast, Nathan Hondros questions Bettina Arndt on her views as to whether such an inquiry is a clear necessity, or a Trojan horse aimed to weaken domestic violence provisions for women.
Women’s Legal Service Queensland CEO Angela Lynch sees “no need” for an inquiry into the family courts due to the Australian Law Reform Commission recently undertaking an extensive review into the system. Published on 18 Sep 2019