A New Ally In the Fight Against Domestic Violence

A New Ally In the Fight Against Domestic Violence

Victims of family violence have just picked up a new ally in the fight against domestic violence, and it comes from a perhaps unlikely source – real estate agents. When property manager Stephanie Dunn saw the fist-sized hole in the wall and locks fitted on the...
How To Survive Holidays After Divorce

How To Survive Holidays After Divorce

If you are newly divorced, then holidays after divorce can be hard. Old traditions can no longer be kept, you might be experiencing loneliness, and it might be difficult to accept your new life. Things will get better, but in the meantime, here’s how to survive...
State of Origin Night Leads to Domestic Violence Surge

State of Origin Night Leads to Domestic Violence Surge

Research has shown that big game nights, such as the State of Origin and World Cup games, lead to a domestic violence surge. Newly released data from the New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) spanning six years (2012-2017) have revealed a...
How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

If you’re thinking about a divorce, it may also be time to think about deleting your social media accounts. It’s tempting to use social media as a place to vent about your ex or make angry accusations. But be warned: social media posts are now being used...
Children’s Best Interests at Heart of New Report

Children’s Best Interests at Heart of New Report

Children’s best interests should be front and centre in the middle of custody battles and they should have a say in where they live, according to the Queensland’s child rights watchdog. Chief Commissioner of the state government’s Family and Child Commission,...
Family Court & Federal Circuit Court To Merge

Family Court & Federal Circuit Court To Merge

The government has announced the merger of the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court into a new entity from next year, saying that a shake-up of the family courts will aim to reduce the crippling delays and backlogs that have kept families in limbo for years in the...