The South Australian Government is currently considering amendments to the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 1988 (the ART Act) and we think it's important that you are aware of these proposals so you can have your say.
The proposed changes are:
While we believe the proposed amendments are well-intended, they could result in significant unforeseen consequences for South Australians seeking fertility services. In particular, we believe that these changes will severely reduce access to donor eggs and sperm, which are already in short supply.
These are our views on each proposal:
These are complex topics and it's important that everyone's views are considered, so if you:
then please visit https://yoursay.sa.gov.au/art-act-amendments and have your say before June 21st as it is important that everyone's voice is heard.
If you would prefer to comment directly to us as part of Flinders Fertility’s submission, please send your comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 18th June 2021.