Contributor: Robyn Hamilton, Senior Advocate, Family and Children’s Law and Accredited Children’s Law Specialist, Victoria Legal Aid
This section examines the law relating to same-sex and de facto relationships and families in Victoria in regards to having the same name, having children, rights and responsibilities, reproductive assistance, inheritance, registration of birth and financial matters.
This section includes the following topics:
- Key legislation and recent reforms
- Victorian legislation
- Commonwealth legislation
- Having the same name
- Having children
- Other financial matters for de facto and same-sex partners
- Contacts and useful links
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