Associate Professor Fiona Kelly mentioned in the Herald Sun

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La Trobe Law Associate Professor Fiona Kelly, appeared in The Herald Sun newspaper on 22 November 2016 in an article titled ‘Mothers’ rights always beat a donor’s‘. In the article, Associate Professor Fiona Kelly commented on how single mothers should… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly mentioned in The Courier Mail

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La Trobe Law Associate Professor Fiona Kelly, appeared in The Courier Mail newspaper on 6 November 2016 in an article titled ‘Mums go online to track men who donated sperm‘. In the article, Associate Professor Fiona Kelly commented on the… Continue Reading

The Problem with a Plebiscite: Why a Poll on Marriage Equality Can Only Cause Harm

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By Lily Neilson As part of this year’s Federal Budget, the Turnbull government announced a nation-wide plebiscite will be held on marriage equality later this year. Australians will be asked to vote ‘yes’ if they are in favour of broadening the… Continue Reading

Fiona Kelly Interviewed on ABC 774’s Evenings with Lindy Burns

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Last night, Dr Fiona Kelly, Associate Professor, La Trobe Law School, joined Lindy Burns on ABC 774’s Evenings with Lindy Burns to talk about Victoria’s new law that will retrospectively open anonymous sperm donor records. The law passed Parliament in February 2016 and will… Continue Reading

Marriage Equality: The Plebiscite is Not The Answer

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By Alfarid Hussain Over the past few years, the debate over marriage equality in Australian politics has shown no signs of resolution. Consequently, the fate of many same-sex couples is now dependent on a plebiscite despite the fact that the Parliament could… Continue Reading

Law Week 2016: ‘Donor Conception: from Anonymity to Openness’: 19 May 2016

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An Insight into Donor Linking and the Law in Victoria La Trobe University will be co-hosting a Law Week Twilight Seminar with the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority on 19 May. The seminar will address Victoria’s new donor linking legislation… Continue Reading

Why Safe Schools is a necessity: “Safety at school is a very real issue for LGBTQIA students”

The Safe Schools Coalition has has been under fire in recent weeks, following assertions made by the likes of Senator Cory Bernardi and Lyle Shelton (Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby), who claim that Safe Schools pushed a sexual… Continue Reading

Associate Professor Fiona Kelly on Buzzfeed: “Someone Is Going To Die”: Meet The Trans Kids Fighting For The Right To Transition”

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On 6 March 2016, La Trobe Law School Associate Professor Dr Fiona Kelly was mentioned in an article posted on Buzzfeed news, titled “Someone Is Going To Die”: Meet The Trans Kids Fighting For The Right To Transition”. In the article, Fiona… Continue Reading