• Parenting begins before conception
    What you do before your child is born can affect their health from conception to adulthood
  • Donor Register Services now available!
    Supporting people who are donor-conceived, parents who have used a donor, donors and their families.
  • What to do with your unused embryos?
    People who have embryos in storage for use in assisted reproductive treatment often find it difficult to decide what to do with the embryos when they are no longer receiving treatment.
  • Talking to children about donor conception
    Resources on talking to children about how you became a family with the help of a donor or surrogate.

Latest news

Fertility Week 2015: how weight impacts on fertility and child health

August 2015

Fertility Week begins today (1-7 September). Designed to coincide with the first week of spring (think fertility, babies and so on), this year’s campaign focuses on the impact that being overweight or obese can have on a person’s ability to conceive and have a healthy pregnancy and baby.

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Fertility Week 2015: how weight impacts on fertility and child health

VARTA and Family Planning Victoria launch new sexuality teaching module

July 2015

VARTA is delighted to launch today The Fertility and Assisted Reproduction: Teaching Module, a ground-breaking new sexuality teaching resource which has been developed by VARTA and Family Planning Victoria (FPV).

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VARTA and Family Planning Victoria launch new sexuality teaching module

Applications invited for appointment of Member of the Authority

July 2015

The Minister for Health, the Hon Jill Hennessy MP, is pleased to invite applications for the position of member of the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment  Authority.

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Applications invited for appointment of Member of the Authority

Research on cross-border reproductive treatment

July 2015

Researchers from the faculty of law at UTS are talking to patients and parents who have travelled, either within Australia or overseas for IVF reasons such as surrogacy, egg donation or sex selection.

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Research on cross-border reproductive treatment