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