People can access their superannuation early to pay for expensive fertility treatments such as IVF. They can claim “mental disturbance” if they want part of their funds released early on compassionate grounds.
It can sometimes seem that whenever a celebrity opens up about their IVF journey or struggles with fertility she is hailed a hero. So how come Paris Hilton’s announcement that she was undergoing IVF was met with such anger and hostility? Read More
Although IVF and donor conception is now legislated in almost all European countries, a new study has revealed just how large the difference between countries is – did you know that egg donation is illegal in Germany? Read More
The Victorian Government is currently reviewing its assisted reproduction legislation, and on the table, amongst other issues, is the question: should Medicare for IVF end once a woman hits 40 years of age? Read More
This is what has happened to scores of donor-conceived people in the Netherlands, where a fertility doctor has been accused of using his own sperm to inseminate patients without their consent. Read More