Status of Fathers in South Australia

Committee Details

Legislative Council Standing Orders
50th Parliament 05/03/2002 - 20/02/2006
Report tabled on 6 April 2005

Committee Function

To investigate and report upon the status of fathers in South Australia by reference to:

(a) the current level of recognition of their role in family formation and child rearing, and in the support given to them by the public and private sectors and the community in general;
(b) the current difficulties facing fathers in South Australia from an economic, social, financial, legal and health perspective in the formation and maintenance of the family unit;
(c) the nature and availability of Government and non-Government support and services for fathers in crisis in South Australia;
(d) the ways in which the status of fathers and the level of support given to them in times of crisis can be improved.

Any person or organisation wishing to register an interest in presenting written or oral evidence to the Committee should contact the Secretary to the Committee, Ms Noeleen Ryan.
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Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.