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In this podcast Rebecca Dahl and Sally Nicholes of Nicholes Family Lawyers speak with Fiona and Bree from “Chicks Talking Footy” on JOY 94.9, an independent radio station for the diverse lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities in Victoria.

The Chicks Talking Footy team are broadcasting pioneers, broadcasting live at all official AFL and AFLW Pride Games since 2016, giving a voice to LGBTIQA+ players and supporters. They have also lead the way helping develop LGBTIQA+ inclusion policies at AFL Clubs and stadiums around Australia.

In this podcast Fiona and Bree talk about life in isolation during COVID-19, the importance of the footy community to bring us together and about how we’re all excited for footy to come back on the field.

Find out more about Nicholes Family Lawyers at https://nicholeslaw.com.au

Disclaimer: Nicholes Family Lawyers intends the information provided in this podcast as general information only, please contact Nicholes Family lawyers if you require specific information and advice in relation to any family law matter.

Helpful links:

JOY 94.9  joy.org.au

Switchboard: Switchboard Victoria provides peer-driven support services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender diverse, intersex, queer, and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people, their families, allies, and communities – 1800 184 527 – http://www.switchboard.org.au

Q life: Qlife provides anonymous and free LGBTIQA+ peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings, or relationships. Webchat – https://qlife.org.au/

Queerspace: Queerspace is an LGBTIQA+ health and wellbeing support service established in 2009 by LGBTIQA+ communities, for LGBTIQA+ communities. Queerspace has a focus on relationships: https://www.queerspace.org.au/contact/

Minus18: Minus 18 lead change, build social inclusion, and advocate for an Australia where all young people are safe, empowered, and surrounded by people that support them. https://www.minus18.org.au/about

Thorne Harbour Health: Thorne Harbour provides support for sex, sexuality, and gender diverse communities. http://www.thorneharbour.org

Rainbow Families: Rainbow Families Victoria is a volunteer community organisation based in Victoria, Australia. RFV supports and promotes equality for ‘rainbow’ families. https://pridecentre.org.au/resources/rainbow-families-victoria

Kids Helpline: a free, private and confidential telephone counselling service – 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au

Parent line: a state-wide counselling and support service for all Victorian parents – 13 22 89 or 1300 272 736

Safe Steps: a domestic violence hotline service for women and children – 1800 015 188 www.safesteps.org.au

WIRE Helpline: free support, referral, and information for all Victorian women (non-binary and gender diverse inclusive) – 1300 134 130 www.wire.org.au

Relationship Space: an online program to help parents manage divorce – www.relationshipspace.com.au

Relationships Australia: www.relationships.org.au



About the author: Pete


Pete helps JOY with podcast coordination and is a podcaster for the "Driving You Mad Driving You Crazy" Friday Drive show, a daytime MMUMM presenter on JOY and also a JOY Board member.


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