Landmark Senate decision may transform family courts

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In a landmark decision this week, the Senate passed a Motion that could lead to thousands of Australian children being spared the harmful ordeal of family court proceedings. Moved by Victorian Senator John Madigan, with the cross-bench support of Senators … Continue reading

Australia’s Family Courts on Trial

A major review and reform of Australia’s family court system is the goal of one of the first motions due for debate as parliament resumes this week in Canberra. Moved by Victorian Senator John Madigan, the Senate Motion has been co-signed by … Continue reading

Too many children harmed by family courts, says Senator

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Tens of thousands of Australian children are being harmed, and many will spend this Christmas without one of their parents and other family members, as a direct result of our harmful, adversarial family court system. This is one of the … Continue reading