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Motivation WW

Tikes On Bikes | 26 January 2017
12 Australian single mum families supplied for a team-building activity for a corporate group where each child received a free bike and helmet View the call-out here



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A Current Affair

Divorce Debt | 17 January 2017
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News.com.au Lifestyle

OMG I didn’t know I was pregnant | 2 September 2016
Media call out conducted and single mothers successfully supplied
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SBS

Avoid these unhelpful comments when your friends start a family, and what to say instead | February 2016
Barbara Bryan, founder of SingleMum.com.au and Single Parent Australia interviewed regarding what not to say to pregnant single mums
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Seven Network's Weekend Sunrise Show

Single parents shacking up | September 2015
Feature segment with Barbara Bryan, founder of SingleMum.com.au and Single Parent Australia, about single parents moving in to share houses together to reduce costs
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Adelaide Now

Single IVF mums on the rise | September 2015
Barbara Bryan, founder of SingleMum.com.au and Single Parent Australia interviewed regarding IVF single mothers by choice
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News.com.au

Single parent families on the rise in Australia | September 2015
Barbara Bryan, founder of SingleMum.com.au and Single Parent Australia interviewed regarding IVF single mothers by choice
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Daily Telegraph

Single parent families on the rise in Australia | September 2015
Barbara Bryan, founder of SingleMum.com.au and Single Parent Australia interviewed regarding IVF single mothers by choice
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Open Colleges

Child care feature | September 2015
Interview with Barbara Bryan, founder of SingleMum.com.au and Single Parent Australia regarding child care and single parents
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A Current Affair

Luscious Lina | 26 May 2015
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Kidspot

Centrelink wants this single mum to live without cash | 09 April 2015
The government is set to trial a new scheme where welfare recipients, including single mums, will have cash payments cut off or severely restricted, and replaced by an EFTPOS scheme. Could you survive without cash?
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News.com.au

Bullying, ridicule and competition: The playground hell of toxic mothers' groups | 16 February 2015
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The Courier Mail

Headed for divorce? Find a way to love your kids more than you hate your ex | 17 January 2015
SingleMum.com.au interviewed, featured and references as a resource in this Courier Mail article and Q Weekend magazine separation feature issue
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Digital divorce: How do you divide your online life after a breakup? | 16 October 2014
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Europcar AU Blog

Keeping Your Kids Entertained | 17 June 2014
www.SingleMum.com.au's Barbara Bryan gives tips on keeping the kids happy on long car journeys.
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2gb Alan Jones Breakfast Show | 30 October 2013
www.SingleMum.com.au recommended by Alan Jones on the Radio 2gb Alan Jones Breakfast Show.
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ABC Compass | 27 October 2013
SingleMum.com.au conducted a Media Call Out for the ABC Compass TV show. Singlemum.com.au staff listed in credits.
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Magazine feature

Women's Weekly Divorce Special 2013 | August 2013
SingleMum.com.au featured as an essential Australian Divorce resource in the Australian Women's Weekly Ultimate Guide to Divorce 2013
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News article

SBS News Website | March 2013
SingleMum.com.au conducted a Media Call Out for this SBS TV News article. Singlemum.com.au is referenced within it - "Single parents pleased with UN intervention"
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Article feature

Cosmopolitan Pregnancy Magazine | February 2013
SingleMum.com.au's Barbara Bryan gives Child Support advice in a single mum pregnancy feature article in Cosmopolitan Pregnancy magazine - "Australia's number 1 guide to pregnancy"
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Corporate Event

Conference Speakers Australia | January 2013
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25 December 2012
My Christmas 2012 - CelebrateLife TV

Nine Network
Ten single mums supplied for a free Christmas lunch at Zigi's restaurant Chippendale, Sydney through Single Mum Media Call Out for this 2012 Christmas Day TV special
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16 November 2012
Our Say Families Workshop

OurSay.org
Single mums supplied in Sydney and Melbourne to attend 1-2 hour workshops to prepare interested parents in online campaigning for a forum being run by OurSay and FaHCSIA (Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Australians).
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16 November 2012
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
Single mum family supplied through Single Mum Media Call Out for this Sydney Morning Herald weekend feature article
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24 February 2012
Lifestyle Channel

Lifestyle.com.au
How To Deal With Bullying by Professor Freda Briggs - SingleMum.com.au Exclusive Article supplied for their Health - Parenting section
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29 January 2012
Change baffles parents

Jason Bryce | Courier Mail
Successful SingleMum.com.au Media Call Out supplied a single mother for this article. Jason Bryce is also a member of the SingleMum.com.au Expert Panel
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14 January 2012
Back To School On A Budget

Susie O'Brien | Herald Sun
Excerpts taken from SingleMum.com.au's exclusive feature article Back to School on a Single Mum Budget.
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13 October 2011
Home Alone

ACA Top Story | A Current Affair
SingleMum.com.au's Manager Barbara Bryan discusses a common single parents dilemma in a story featuring a single mum who felt forced to leave her 8 year old son alone, in order to keep her job
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31 July 2011
50/50 Parenting

Brendan Knight | ABC Radio National
Large media call-out resulting in SingleMum.com.au members featured in ABC Radio National Sunday morning Shared Parenting feature
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June 5 2011
When Good Parents Turn Bad
Sunday Magazine | Sunday Telegraph

SingleMum.com.au sourced 2 x single mums and lawyer for article


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June 3 2011 - Single Mums health at risk
Tim Webster | The Evening Show | Radio 2UE

SingleMum.com.au's Manager Barbara Bryan chats to Tim Webster about a recent study that has concluded that single mothers are at excessive risk of bad health more...


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June 3 2011 - Parenting all alone can be health hazard
The Daily Telegraph

SingleMum.com.au forum member sourced from our Media Call-Out
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COOKING, cleaning, child minding, financial planning, not much time to yourself and little peaceful sleep - as far as job descriptions go, the role of a single mother is tough more...

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May 6 2011 - Spending curbed to look after son
Herald Sun

SingleMum.com.au forum member sourced from our Media Call-Out (within 2hrs)
SingleMum.com.au referenced in article

SINGLE mum Jacqui Tallon works hard for her money, but things aren't getting any easier...I chose to go back to work rather than be a mum on a pension, so I had to make a choice to live with my parents," Ms Tallon said. The sacrifice means Ms Tallon, a member of single mums forum singlemum.com.au, can afford to indulge Brodie with dancing, swimming and tennis lessons. more...

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Published: April 2011 - Mum To Mumpreneur - A Real Life Guide
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Book, 200 pages, the basics for solo business owners - includes an advice section from Singlemum.com.au founder and Manager, Barbara Bryan
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6 April 2011 - Family Law discussion
Afternoon show | Radio 2UE, Sydney

How current family law is affecting single mums in Australia - are single mums or dads disadvantaged in family court?


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

kids

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.

Centrelink

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

divorce

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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