ELIZABETH JACKSON: The Federal Opposition has warned the Government against making changes to family law that alter the principle of giving children the right to a meaningful relationship with both parents in the case of divorce or separation.
The Coalition introduced sweeping changes to the family law system four years ago reflecting that principle, but a report released this week found the amendments gave some parents the mistaken view they were entitled to equal custody.
And a separate report has recommended extra funding for the family court system to allow violence assessments in every case.
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