The ALRC review of the family law system, launched with great fanfare in 2017, has all but been forgotten. The government's response to many recommendations was simply 'noted'.
Michelle Grattan discusses the government's new family law inquiry, and Australia being banned from the speaking list at the upcoming UN climate change summit.
As the government starts its work on workplace change, it gave Pauline Hanson a win, for past and future favours, making her deputy chair of a joint parliamentary committee into the family law system.
In the Family Court, respecting what matters to children can help determine how sustainable and workable the arrangements are. Research shows
The review of the Australian family law system is welcome, but it should not waste precious time and resources on data that already exist.