Most of us on this thread are saying that if its for support network or the difference between living in poverty or not, then it's in the kids best interests to move.
No one is saying that custodials should be able to move 'on a whim' or 'just because'.
Lets not forget that it's better for kids if their parents are happy and healthy, both emotionally and physically. If staying in an area where someone was completely cut off and ostracised would impact negatively on their health, why in earth should they have to stay there??
Then it is something that needs to be negotiated with the non custodial parent. And in that conversation, the two parents work out the pros and cons of such a move for the children and decide from there.Just that what happens when the parent says, ok I am fine I don't need my network anymore I want to live in Tasmania what happens?
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