Who is going to join me? The first LGBTI legal and regulatory conference is on in May

The first annual LGBTI legal and regulatory conference is being held on 25 and 26 May in Melbourne. I will be speaking there-  about IVF reproductive treatment and stored genetic materials. Who is going to join me? The topics covered are: same-sex relationships, spouses and divorce birth certificates, passports and gender recognition special medical procedures… Read More »Custom Single Post Header

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Who is going to join me? The first LGBTI legal and regulatory conference is on in May

The first annual LGBTI legal and regulatory conference is being held on 25 and 26 May in Melbourne. I will be speaking there-  about IVF reproductive treatment and stored genetic materials. Who is going to join me?

The topics covered are:

  • same-sex relationships, spouses and divorce
  • birth certificates, passports and gender recognition
  • special medical procedures for transgender teens
  • intersex- misconceptions and surgical interventions
  • discrimination and bullying in schools
  • discrimination issues in the workplace
  • end of life planning
  • relationship breakdown from a family law perspective
  • same sex domestic violence
  • adoption rights
  • international surrogacy and parenting orders- and finally my topic: TAHDAH!:
  • IVF reproductive treatment and stored genetic materials

The chair on day one is Anna Brown, from the Human Rights Law Centre, who has been leading the campaign for equal marriage, and on day two is Professor Nathan Mushin, retired Family Court judge.

There are top quality speakers, including:

  •  William Keogh
  • Kristen Walker QC
  • Dr Michelle Telfer
  • Sally Nicholes
  • Morgan Carpenter
  • Anthony Wood, partner from Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Ben Sayer
  • Paul Boers
  • and of course me.

It is an excellent program, and I encourage everyone to register! Early bird registration through Television Education Network is until 13 April. After that it’s full price.

Things to Read, Watch & Listen

Legal Parentage After Domestic Surrogacy Arrangements

Accredited Family Law Specialist and Page Provan Director Stephen Page presented a paper at Growing Families’ National Conference Day Sydney.

Legal Aspects of Donation and Surrogacy in Queensland

On 11 June 2022, Accredited Family Law Specialist and Page Provan Director Stephen Page presented a paper at Monash IVF Qld Clinical Day regarding the legal aspects of donation and surrogacy in Queensland.

The Decline of Inter-Country Adoption

Our Director Stephen Page was honoured to be interviewed by London family lawyer Yasmin Khan-Gunns about her proposed essay on the decline of inter-country adoptions.