- News- Parental leave for families with 2 dadsRainbow Families Queensland are pleased to hear the Australian Government extending paid parental leave to families with two fathers. If eligible, the primary carer (male or female) receives 18 weeks leave at the minimum wage and the other partner (male or female) 2 weeks paid leave. For families with two fathers, the baby they care […]
- Matt and Dwayne’s StoryHaving met each other in May 2004, we both dove head first into our relationship. Within three months of meeting we had bought our first house together and had welcomed Barley, our Old English Sheepdog, into our lives. We moved quickly on things partly because Matt was on a tourist visa at the time and […]
- Grandparents at last!Our gay son and his partner have a gorgeous baby boy and we are now proud grandparents. An overseas egg donor was sought, along with a gestational carrier. The emotional journey was intense until the birth, without any complications to the gestational carrier and our grandson. The main positives are that our grandson has two […]
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