Category Archives: kids

Slavery – Which companies score badly on modern slavery disclosure?

Some companies score really well when it comes to managing and reporting on the risks that their products may have been made or partly produced by slaves and some score really badly. The massive differences between the high and low scores on this index is perhaps the biggest surprise. Australia’s Modern Slavery Act (2018) requires Australian companies with annual revenue

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Do child custody / access arrangements continue in lockdown?

Most of NSW and Melbourne are in lockdown now. During lockdown, should children still continue with regular access visits to their father (or mother)? As a general rule-of-thumb, the less travelling around the community we do, the better. But fathers want to see their kids and mums want to know what the rules are around lockdowns and child access. Of

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Single parent’s 5 minute guide to the budget

Josh Frydenberg’s budget 2021 is a document designed to curry favour with women and single parents with plenty of new funding and cash for people in difficult circumstances. But the government has neglected to raise JobSeeker or the Single Parent Payment. Get on top of everything single parents need to know about the 2021 federal government budget in five minutes.

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Single Parent Family Home Guarantee ignores the real housing problem

On Tuesday the 11th of May, the treasurer Josh Frydenberg will announce the budget and a new program to help separated and divorced parents buy a home called the Single Parent Family Home Guarantee. Singlemum.com.au got the details of the package early. The Single Parent Family Home Guarantee will support up to 10,000 divorced / separated parents (who have care of dependent

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