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We always have and always will fight for the rights of LGBTQ+ parents and their children. Have a look at some of the work we're doing to advocate for the rights of rainbow families across the state.
Surrogacy Submission

Surrogacy Submission

28.05.2020

We recently made a submission into the Federal Government's Surrogacy Enquiry.   Our recommendations are: 1. Work with state and territory ministers to create a consistent approach to legal parenta...

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Religious Discrimination Submission

Religious Discrimination Submission

31.01.2020

We have been working with Rainbow Families Queensland and Rainbow Families Victoria on a joint submission into the Religious Discrimination Bill.  We do not support the Bills in their current form ...

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Australia's Family Law System Submision

Australia's Family Law System Submision

20.12.2019

Rainbow Families has made a submission to the Federal Parliament's Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System. In preparing our response, we surveyed members of our community about the...

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Family Law System Submission

Family Law System Submission

17.11.2019

Rainbow Families has been invited to contribute to the Federal Parliament's Joint Select Committee on Australia's Family Law System. You might recall that there was a comprehensive Australian Law R...

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Submission to the Religious Freedom Reform Bills

Submission to the Religious Freedom Reform Bills

03.10.2019

We have worked with Rainbow Families Victoria and Queensland on a joint submission to the Religious Freedom Reform Bills in response to Religious Discrimination Bill 2019 Religious Discrimination ...

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Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom

05.07.2019

You may have seen the news of late the Government will be introducing new laws to protect people of faith from discrimination.But there are also concerns from some in the LGBTIQA+ community that so...

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Love (still) Makes A Family

Love (still) Makes A Family

09.05.2019

A report into discrimination faced by LGBTIQ+-parented families when accessing Australian Government services. This report is a follow-up to the 2017 Rainbow Families NSW report Love makes a...

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Submission into the ABS review of 2021 Census Questions

Submission into the ABS review of 2021 Census Questions

25.07.2018

Reforms in recent years have brought significant developments in the legal recognition of LGBTIQ+ families. This has included recognising same-sex de facto relationships, and more rece...

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Submission into the inquiry into local adoption

Submission into the inquiry into local adoption

12.06.2018

In 2010, the NSW Government legislated to allow same-sex adoptions. Since that time, Census data clearly shows that more and more LGBTIQ couples have opted to become parents. But adoption rates by ...

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Submission to the review of the family law system

10.06.2018

Last month Rainbow Families made a submission to the review of the family law system.  We consulted with our community and had over 160 responses to the survey. Thank you to everyone that contribut...

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