Category Archives: Domestic Violence

Father’s Rights

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Quite often in the media we see comments about “Father’s Rights” in the Family Law context. In the Family Law system we often say “Children have rights – Parents have responsibilities”. This is a position long enshrined in both Australian and international law and International Convention. Parents do not have rights in the parenting jurisdiction. […]

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What does the Act say? – The Definition of Domestic Violence

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Most people know what domestic violence is and many have directly or indirectly experienced a domestic violence situation. What most people don’t know is that domestic violence is recognised by the legal system in several forms. It should be noted that whether the conduct occurred on one occasion or multiple occasions or whether it falls within […]

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