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FIFO Divorce

FIFO Divorce

FIFO not causing divorce! CANBERRA – There’s no solid evidence that fly-in, fly-out work contributes to increased rates of divorce and separation, a study suggests. The Australian Institute of Family Studies reviewed research into FIFO mine workers and their families, who are located mostly in the resource states of Western Australia and Queensland. The review […]
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Impact of Divorce

Impact of Divorce

The true impact of divorce on children! DIVORCED parents are often in denial about how badly the break-up has damaged their children, a survey has found. More than three quarters believed their children had “coped well” – even though just 18 per cent of youngsters said they were happy with the situation. Many parents fail to […]
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Domestic Violence – Capricornia

Domestic Violence – Capricornia

Disturbing trend across Capricornia for domestic violence DOMESTIC violence rates and breaches of orders are surging across the region, causing police to look for new ways to address the disturbing trend. In 2008/09 there were 710 breaches of domestic violence protection orders in the Central region. That figure rose to 1178 breaches, or more than […]
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Newlyweds Counselling Vouchers

Newlyweds Counselling Vouchers

Federal Government offers newlyweds $200 voucher to attend marriage counselling! NEWLYWEDS across Australia will be given a $200 voucher for marriage counselling from July 1, as part of a $20 million trial to strengthen relationships and avoid family breakdowns. Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews confirmed the Federal Government’s $200 voucher scheme would proceed with a […]
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