Australian Same-Sex Dancesport Championships 2017

On Saturday 4 February 2016 the team at Nicholes Family Lawyers were honoured to host two tables at the Australian Same-Sex Dancesport Championships held at the St Kilda Town Hall. Guests included Rowena Allen, Victorian Gender and Sexuality Commissioner and presenters from JOY 94.9. The event forms...

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Family Matters on Joy 94.9 – 8 December 2016

On the Family Matters show that aired on Joy 94.9 on 8 December 2016, Bec and the team spoke with Celeste from the Rainbow Connections Youth and Family Group and her fabulous daughter Charlotte. The Rainbow Connections Youth and Family Group is based in the Mornington Peninsula and supports gender d...

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Adoption Equality for Victoria

On 1 September 2016 changes to the Adoption Amendments (Adoption by Same-Sex Couples) Act 2015 came into effect. The changes to the Act represent a historical step forward in the fight for equality for Victoria’s LGBTI community. The changes allow couples in Victoria to adopt regardless of their s...

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‘Family Matters’ on Joy 94.9

You may have already heard our Senior Associate, Bec Dahl, on various programs on Joy 94.9, including Stand Up Straight and Chicks Talking Footy. This Thursday, 4 August 2016, she will be part of the team on Joy’s newest program “Family Matters” which will air on Thursdays at 8.00pm and replay...

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LGBTIQA+ Human Rights Crisis

On Wednesday, 4 May 2016, Sally Nicholes and the team at Nicholes Family Lawyers were honoured to host a Q&A panel with: Rowena Allen-Victorian Gender and Sexuality Commissioner Chris Bush– Co-author of the Safe Schools Program Jason Tuazon-McCheyne– Leader and Senate Candidate for t...

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Transgender Children and the Law

The Guardian Newspaper recently published an article titled “Transgendered Children, the Law, and a Boy Born in the Skin of a Girl” which explored the emotional turmoil facing children with Gender Dysphoria and their families. A copy of the article can be found here: http://www.theguardian.com/c...

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