Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Australian Child Advocacy Organization Urges Prime Minister To Remember Child Interests In Reexamination Of Family Law System

From The Sector: 

Early Childhood Australia (ECA) have issued a statement urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison to ensure that the safety and wellbeing of children is at the heart of the Australian Parliament’s inquiry into the family law system. 

While the proposed Terms of Reference for the inquiry note that the Joint Select Committee will be asked to consider ‘the impacts of family law proceedings on the health, safety and wellbeing of children and families involved in those proceedings’, ECA CEO Samantha Page said this sole mention of children’s wellbeing is “almost overwhelmed” by other points of focus. 

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