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Stephen Page

Author, Speaker, Podcaster

Stephen has practised in all areas of family law. Stephen has three subspecialties in family law:

  • surrogacy/assisted reproductive technology
  • domestic violence
  • acting for LGBTI people


  • Chaired the South Brisbane Immigration Community Legal Centre (now RAILS)
  • Chaired the management committee of a domestic violence refuge for some years
  • Co-founded a domestic violence service (WAVSS)
  • Been the chairperson or secretary of the Mt Gravatt committee of Relationships Australia Queensland from 1996 to 2003
  • Been a board member of Relationships Australia Queensland 2000- 2003
  • Been a committee member of a court-based domestic violence service (Beenleigh DVAP) 1999-2013
  • Been a member of the City Fertility Centre, National Surrogacy and Donor Committee from 2015 to 2020
  • Been the Honorary Solicitor for the Gay and Lesbian Welfare Association and the Brisbane Gay and Lesbian Business Network.
  • Acted as the pro bono solicitor for the Queensland AIDS Council (2017)
  • Spoken at the launch of Diversity in Gender and Sexuality in 2014.
  • Lobbied the Queensland Government in 2011,2012, 2015, 2017 to legislate to remove gay panic defence and to add hate crime legislation
  • Attended at Queensland Government roundtables about domestic violence in LGBTI relationships (2015); and LGBTI issues (2016)
  • Lobbied the NSW and Victorian Attorneys-General in 2013 to alter practices to allow Victorian birth records to be altered for children the subject of NSW parentage orders.
  • Queensland Law Society, including as a member of the Equity and Diversity Committee (2017-2022)

Speaking Appearances