The Queensland government again demonstrates its ‘why bother about men?’ attitude

Their ABC presented us with a telling headline yesterday (29 April 2021): ‘Queensland’s domestic violence taskforce head wants to hear women’s stories of reporting abuse‘ (Source) It began with “The head of a Queensland domestic violence and justice taskforce says women’s experiences reporting abuse to police will be looked at as part of the wide-ranging … Continue reading The Queensland government again demonstrates its ‘why bother about men?’ attitude

Queensland LNP offers up failed measures to address domestic violence

In another post I described the feminist-driven non-event that is the Queensland Government’s approach to tackling domestic violence. Now with an election just weeks away we have seen domestic violence policies released firstly by One Nation and then yesterday by the Liberal National Party. The Liberal National Party has offered up nothing new or different, … Continue reading Queensland LNP offers up failed measures to address domestic violence

Queensland Government continues to ignore male victims of domestic violence

In October 2015 the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, was quoted as saying that more should be done for male victims of domestic violence. At the time I wondered if this was mere lip service to test the PR waters … or was there actually something tangible in the pipeline? Many people, including myself, earnestly hoped for … Continue reading Queensland Government continues to ignore male victims of domestic violence

Minister Fentiman’s response to my concerns regarding the ‘Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an end to domestic and family violence in Queensland’ report

My submission to the Queensland Premier’s Taskforce inquiry can be found here, and my response to the Taskforce’s subsequent report can be found here. There was no formal public review process for considering feedback in relation to the final report and the Task Force Secretariat has been disbanded. As far I am aware the report’s … Continue reading Minister Fentiman’s response to my concerns regarding the ‘Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an end to domestic and family violence in Queensland’ report

My response to the report of the Queensland Task Force on Family Violence

Ms. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP Premier of Queensland and Minister for the Arts Dear Premier As you are aware, the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence released its report entitled ‘Not Now Not Ever’ on 28 February 2015. I am one of many people who earlier contributed a submission for consideration by the Task Force. I have now reviewed … Continue reading My response to the report of the Queensland Task Force on Family Violence

My submission to the Premier’s Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland

A submission to the Premier’s Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland Introduction Thank you for according me the opportunity to contribute my ideas in relation to this pressing social concern. My submission touches on all six elements of the Task Force’s Terms of Reference, but with perhaps a slightly stronger emphasis on: … Continue reading My submission to the Premier’s Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland

Has there been a surge in domestic violence during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic the feminist lobby has claimed that there has been a surge* in domestic violence. (*Note that the term ‘surge’ has been well and truly overtaken by now, more recently by ‘staggering increase‘ or ‘driving a spike‘). This trend has manifested itself across several countries, with the UN Women … Continue reading Has there been a surge in domestic violence during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Coronavirus: Women most affected

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic the mainstream media has been following what is by now a well-established script. That script is one that involves playing down or ignoring the negative impacts of an issue or situation on men, whilst focussing on the perceived negative impacts on women. It also involves playing up the … Continue reading Coronavirus: Women most affected

Australian Federal Family Law Inquiry 2019

“The Federal Government will launch an inquiry into the family law system, after accusations the court system is failing vulnerable Australians. Coalition backbenchers and the crossbench, including One Nation leader Pauline Hanson, have been calling for an inquiry for some time, arguing the system is too expensive and slow. The inquiry will be run by … Continue reading Australian Federal Family Law Inquiry 2019

Apparently there’s not enough “educated” men nowadays

Until recently articles about women having trouble finding/securing dating or marriage partners were often quoted as querying “Where have all the good men gone?“. I talk about this in another post called ‘MGTOW and the Marriage Strike‘. The rationale is that men are deficient in that they are failing in their responsibilities (to women) through … Continue reading Apparently there’s not enough “educated” men nowadays