Katy Faust and Stacy Manning’s book, Them Before Us, reverses the usual adult-centric conversation about marriage, family, surrogacy, adoption, reproductive technology, divorce, same-sex parenting, cohabitation and even polygamy by considering these issues from the child’s perspective and rights.Read more
Brisbane couple Sophie and Julian Parkinson have found the COVID-19 restrictions difficult for different reasons than most Australians. Despite the practice being illegal, and the exorbitant cost, they entered into a surrogacy arrangement with a Ukraine woman to get what they most desired – a baby.
The Australian Christian Lobby is urging members of the WA Legislative Council to vote against the Human Reproductive Technology & Surrogacy Amendment Bill, which if passed would allow men to apply for altruistic surrogacy.Read more
In March 2018, the Senate instigated an inquiry into the use of mitochondrial transfer which is a process of genetic manipulation to avoid the transfer of mitochondrial disease.Read more
Surrogacy is always an emotive subject. Being childless is, for many couples, a very painful road to travel. Surrogacy if often held up as the “solution”.Read more
Happy New Year and welcome to another year at ACL.
I trust you and your family have enjoyed rest and relaxation over the Christmas period.
The ACL Team and I have benefitted from time out after a tumultuous 12 months.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby has condemned moves by the WA Government to remove surrogacy-law safeguards which would deliberately deprive children of their mother or father.Read more
It's impossible not to be pleased for TV host, Sally Obermeder, in her obvious love for daughter Elyssa, birthed by a surrogate arrangement in the United States.Read more