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Media Call Out

Media Call Out

Seeking single mums


A Current Affair | Posted 26-05-2015 09:00 AM
Call Out open from 9am 26th - 12-midday 26th May 2015






A Current Affair is seeking a single mum with 2 + kids who would be offended by the actions of a woman we have discovered who is fraudulently receiving welfare payments.

This woman is receiving 600 dollars a week from Centrelink on the single parent payment and family benefit scheme whilst running a cash in hand make-up artistry business from her house earning upwards of 600 dollars a day. She is very wealthy, pays little attention to her children and claims to only earn 75 dollars a week.

Does this seem wrong to you? Please contact us via email using the form below if you are interested in being on the show.

Thank you.

A Current Affair


DEADLINE - 26-05-2015 12-midday



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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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