Stepping Into The Breach

It's been two years since Sue laid eyes on two of her grandchildren - a boy of 12 and a little girl of five. "I cry every day," she says from her home, just south of Brisbane. "I drive to work crying. I can't bear to celebrate Christmas or birthdays, because I can't see my grandchildren."

Nannas and Pops are among the least conspicuous victims of separation and divorce. In nearly all cases, Australia's Family Court ensures that both parents have the chance to maintain a relationship with their child. But it rarely makes orders on behalf of...

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