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A One Nation MP who has pushed for a Minister for Men has spoken out about parents being alienated from their children and urgently called on the government to address the matter.
Sarah Game, who is a member of the South Australian upper house, broached the subject in the state's parliament on Wednesday.
She questioned why the state government hadn't acknowledged the 'problem' of parental alienation, before locking horns with attorney-general, Kyam Maher.
'Parental alienation is a widespread issue that has for too long now gone unaddressed,' she began in her speech.
'It is mostly an unrecognised crisis for thousands of South Australian families. Yet the Malinauskas government has yet to acknowledge the problem exists.'
Sarah Game, who is a member of the South Australian upper house, broached the subject in the state's parliament on Wednesday
'It's a well-documented issue which extends to grandparents and other family members including all those who play an important role in a child's upbringing.
'To ignore its existence is to perpetuate family violence.'
Ms Game brought up the Eeny Meeny Miney Mo Foundation which is a not for profit organisation dedicated to uniting children with both of their parents and opposing parental alienation.
She claimed that foundation had tried to reach out to the office of the attorney-general for assistance and asked Mr Mayer why his office hadn't responded.
Mr Mayer noted that the issue is a focus of One Nation federally and the party's leader Pauline Hanson, before firing back at Ms Game.
He rubbished claims that multiple women were 'using criminal processes and the family court to alienate children from their parents'.
The attorney-general then addressed the enquiry from the Eeny Meeny Miney Mo Foundation.
He said while he had the 'same sort of views about parental alienation' he took problems with the organisation referring to the 'women's DV industry' in its correspondence.
'Often when I hear that sort of