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New donor linking resources available

July 2016

Videos of presentations and of the experience of panellists from the recent Donor conception: towards openness Twilight seminar on donor linking and changes in the laws concerning donor conception  are now available for people who were unable to attend the event.

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New donor linking resources available

‘Donor conception: towards openness’ committee wins Minister for Health Volunteer Awards

May 2016

VARTA is delighted that one of its nominations for the Victorian Minister for Health Volunteer Awards was announced a winner at the award’s ceremony on 18 May.

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‘Donor conception: towards openness’ committee wins Minister for Health Volunteer Awards

Understanding IVF success rates

April 2016

For those embarking on IVF, it can be difficult to assess the success rates of different fertility clinics, as clinics measure their success rates in various ways.

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Understanding IVF success rates

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

February 2016

Amendments to the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008 were passed on 23 February 2016 in the Victorian Parliament. The key elements of this legislation included:

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