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Beautiful Lies

Win tickets to the new Audrey Tautou movie Beautiful Lies in our 5-day competition!

Fast and Funny Competition

It's winter...the holidays are's tax time - let's face it, we need some humour - and fast - Fear not! We have the answer! together with Transmission Films are giving six lucky single mums the chance to win an in-season double pass* to the fabulous new Audrey Tatou (of Amelie fame) movie Beautiful Lies

*Pass valid for two people. Not valid Saturdays after 5pm, public holidays or cinema discount days. In cinemas from 21 July at various venues in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Canberra

To enter, simply post something funny on our Facebook page wall - a one liner joke, a funny youtube video, a picture of a mullet....we don't really care, as long as it makes you (and us) snort milk out of your nose. The six funniest posts will win an in-season double pass to see Beautiful Lies - too easy!

So don't sit there being miserable - this is only a five-day competition - get posting that funny stuff NOW!

Go to our Facebook Page to enter!

A little about Beautiful Lies...

30-year-old Emilie (Audrey Tautou) runs a hairdressing salon where she provides an endless stream of well-meaning advice to her clients and friends, but the only person she cannot seem to help is her own mother. Jean, a young man who works for Emilie, is secretly in love with her, but a pathological shyness prevents him from declaring his feelings. Finally, unable to contain himself, he opens his heart in a passionate anonymous letter, but Emilie has other plans...

To find out more about Beautiful Lies, you can visit the Transmission Films website here.

Competition entry is open to 18 year old and over adults, and you can enter as many times as you like!
Competition ends 24 July 2011. Read the full competition Terms & Conditions

Competition now closed

Congratulations to our lucky single mum winners of a "Beautiful Lies" movie ticket double pass!

Tiphanie Stephens, Evans Head, NSW
Name Witheld, Park Holme, SA
Sonya Nicole, Rosanna, VIC
Donna McGrath, Hampton park, VIC
Gwenda Ladd, Narre Warren Sth, VIC
Tanya Clarke, Sunbury, VIC

Image credit - Ambro

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What does it mean to be a single mum?Of course, the


are the most important thing in a single mum's life. Kids are the focus and always have been. But along with the children, there are other matters that can confuse a single mum's life.


plays a big part of a single mother's life, mainly because this is where a large percentage of single mums get their finances from. Centrelink are the source from where the

single mother pension

, or as it is otherwise known, the single parent payment comes from. The single mother pension is a subsistence amount, but just the same, it is money to live on, and so it is important, no matter if it is called single parent payment, single mother pension or whatever Centrelink welfare classes it at the time

Often, single mums come out of a


or defacto relationship only to find that their troubles have just begun, and find that their first step leads them towards Family Law - it's time to engage a lawyer.
There are more than just Centrelink finance problems to worry about, as mentioned before, but also

child custody

issues. Child custody is something that hits right at the heart of

single mums

. If a single mother's ex husband or ex partner has been a domestic violence perpetrator, the mum may be greatly worried about child custody. They worry that their kids won't be safe with their spouse, who has already proven to be abusive because they caused

domestic violence

, which resulted in a divorce or separation.

Even so,

Family Court

will often still order a form of child custody named

Shared Parenting

. Shared Parenting is a form of child custody division of time or parental responsibility between the parents. Mother's often look for a good divorce lawyer to try to avoid share parenting with an abusive ex-spouse after divorce, however in many cases Shared Parenting is still the outcome after the divorce, no matter how good the divorce lawyers have been. They will often settle for visitation at a contact centre or access centre where fathers or mothers are supervised during child custody access.

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