may, 2019

28may3:00 pm- 5:00 pmLGBTIQ Families in Family Law3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CBD


Event Details

Join presenters Karen Field and Rebecca Dahl in discussing the LGBTIQ community’s experiences and challenges within the family law system.

This forum will introduce practitioners and lawyers working in and alongside the family law sector to the experiences and issues of LGBTIQ families as they interact with family law and with post separation services.

Karen Field, CEO of Drummond Street Services, Queerspace and Stepfamilies Australia, will frame and contextualize LGBTIQ families, key issues and considerations, as well as their experiences when engaging with family law services.

Rebecca Dahl, parter at Nicholes Family Lawyers, will outline the key legal issues and challenges LGBTIQ families are confronted with such as adoption, surrogacy and the complexities relating to these issues upon separation.


(Tuesday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Family Law Pathways Network