We presented our position paper to the Senate committee on the 12th of February 2016 with specific recommendations to the Family Law Amendment (Financial Agreements and Other Measures) Bill 2015. We stress the need to make the system safe and trustworthy for survivors of violence. We believe that by incorporating a deep understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence in all steps in the process in court proceedings we will be assured of the safety of women and children.

To read more about our position on Binding Financial Agreements, Summary Dismissal, and Suspension of Parenting Orders please read full text here