Monthly Archives: May 2011

The House has passed the Bill

Today the House of Representatives passed the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill. No amendments were made to the Bill and it was passed with the support of independent members Tony Windsor, Rob Oakeshott and Andrew … Continue reading

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It’s a big day today!

Well, it’s a big day today… The Rally for Children’s Safetyis on! The Bill is set to be debated in the House of Representatives around lunchtime. The Coalition have announced they have some concerns about the Bill. The Attorney-General has … Continue reading

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Update on the Bill

The Bill was listed in yesterday’s notice paper for debate in the House of Representatives but the House ran out of time, so we expect the debate to take place when the House next sits (in the week beginning 23 … Continue reading

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Rally in Canberra on 25 May

The Safety for Children Alliance are organising a rally in Canberra on 25 May to call for changes to be made to the Family Law Act. Visit their website for more information or to endorse the rally’s key messages. Women’s Legal … Continue reading

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WLSA submission to Senate Committee

Our submission to the Senate Committee inquiry is now available online here. You can view all the submissions made to the inquiry here.

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