DONOR CONCEPTION REGISTER SERVICES

VARTA manages the Central Register and the Voluntary Register and provides support for people who are donor-conceived, parents who have used a donor, donors, and their families.

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Latest news

Victorian donor conception before 1988: can you help?

September 2017

Researchers from La Trobe University and Swinburne University in partnership with the Victorian Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA) are conducting research about the History of donor conception records in Victoria.

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Victorian donor conception before 1988: can you help?

What happens after egg freezing for ‘social’ reasons?

September 2017

Life circumstances, including not having a partner, can prevent women from having children during their most fertile years.

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What happens after egg freezing for ‘social’ reasons?

School aged donor-conceived children as healthy as other children

July 2017

Donor sperm has been used for many decades to help couples where the male partner is infertile to have children. In more recent times, same-sex couples and single women increasingly have also used donor sperm to have children.

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School aged donor-conceived children as healthy as other children

New law gives all donor-conceived Victorians the right to know their heritage

February 2017

New donor conception laws were implemented in Victoria on 1 March 2017. This world-first legislation gives all people conceived in Victorian from egg and sperm donation the right to know their donor’s identity.

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New law gives all donor-conceived Victorians the right to know their heritage

Upcoming events

Donor-conceived Adult Network

18th October 2017
This group facilitates talking, sharing, thinking, listening, and provides an opportunity to mix with other donor-conceived adults. Who facilitates Read more...
Donor-conceived Adult Network