Making Rainbow Babies – in Brisbane

Making Rainbow Babies – in Brisbane

Rainbow Families Queensland is hosting for the first time Making Rainbow Babies- all wanna be parents want to know about how to conceive and raise children:

  • IVF
  • artificial insemination
  • surrogacy
  • use of egg and sperm donors
  • legal issues
  • listening to children in rainbow families.

I will be a speaker on the day. I am looking forward to it- and looking forward to everyone who turns up.

The event is on 25 May in Brisbane. The details are here or through the Rainbow Families Queensland Facebook page.

I hope you can join me.

Things to Read, Watch & Listen

Forced Marriage

On November 1st 2023, Accredited Family Law Specialist and Page Provan Director Stephen Page presented a paper at the Brisbane Zonta Club about forced marriage. I acknowledge the Jagera and Turrbal peoples, on whose lands we meet today, their elders, past, present and emerging. Ruqia Hidari was aged 21 and living in Victoria, when, according to police,… Read More »Forced Marriage

ACT Government Surrogacy Bill

The ACT Government has today introduced a bill to amend the ACT’s surrogacy laws. The proposed changes are more incremental than fundamental. They include allowing a single person to undertake surrogacy, for the surrogate to be single if needed, a requirement for legal advice and counselling beforehand, a written agreement being required, that traditional surrogacy is… Read More »ACT Government Surrogacy Bill

Planning to resolve: ADR in ART

ADR can help resolve disputes in ART cases. ADR is not limited to mediation and arbitration. Other types of informal dispute resolution can resolve disputes. When assisted reproductive treatment cases go off the rails, they can have the next level of bitterness and volatility. There can be a keen sense of betrayal when things don’t… Read More »Planning to resolve: ADR in ART