From U-Haul to Fur-babies – Thur 13 Nov

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Join  us as we ambitiously attempt to solve our relationship problems from the U-Haul moment to adopting fur-babies together.

Three qualified and experienced Melbourne speakers will cover our trickiest dilemmas and help us navigate to bliss.

Whether you’re stunningly single or a crazy-in-love couple, She Speaks Northside has something for everyone.

Celebrate with a drink, a panel discussion and networking on Thursday 13 November from 6pm at Two by Two, 235 High Street Northcote.
6pm                        Doors open
6.30                        Event start
6.30 – 7.30pm     Jo Thomas, panel Chair opens the evening
7.30 – 8pm          Question time

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Your panelists for the evening of Thursday 13 November

Jodylee Bartal_WEB

Jodylee Bartal, Senior Associate, Lander & Rogers  Lawyers, Family & Relationship Law

Jodylee will share her expertise in the areas of relationship status and financial agreements particular to LGBTI relationships, including;

What constitutes a “domestic relationship” (commonly referred to as “de facto relationship”), how do you know you’re in one
Financial agreements, are they binding, when can they be entered into, what can they cover, should you get one
Spousal support, are you liable to pay, are you eligible to receive it (this is a recent legislative change).


Helen Conley, She Speaks Northside panelist

Helen Conley,  Specialist Relationships Therapist

Is there a too-soon time to move in together?  The ‘U-haul on the second date’ may not be such a joke. Helen will shed light on creating the boundaries that will take  a relationship beyond the two-year honeymoon mark.

Which will be useful when issues specific to our LGBTI relationships arise…
What to do when your girlfriend goes on a girl’s weekend, with their mates, and you’re not invited
How to manage your homophobic in-laws


Megan Luscombe, She Speaks Northside panelist

Megan Luscombe, Relationship and Wellness Coach

Want to understand love and what it means to be in a loving, committed and exciting relationship? Megan explodes some of the myths and handles the questions that may be derailing our awesomeness as a couple or potential for meeting The One.

* What if they’re not my ‘soulmate’?
* What happened to the butterflies?
* What if I ‘fall’ out of love?
* What if they change?


Panel Chair: Jo Thomas


Jo chairs our SheSpeaks panels, asking the questions you wish you’d thought of and several you wish she hadn’t. Despite a shocking timekeeping capability, Jo keeps our panel (almost) on track and makes sure you get the most from our carefully selected and insightful panelists.


Join us on Thursday 13 November

6pm for a 6.30pm start, Thursday 13 November


Two by Two

235 High Street Northcote

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Tickets are limited. Don’t miss out. Secure yours now.

Your $20 ticket includes refreshments, choice of a welcome drink and entry to the event.

$10 for Globe Melbourne members, please have your membership ID at the event.


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Please note, whilst every care is taken, the above dates may be subject to change without notice due to availability of speakers and venues.