After donor conception

After donor conception

Thousands of people have been created with the assistance of donor sperm, eggs, or embryos in Victoria.

Today, the provision of information about donors to donor-conceived people is considered a fundamental part of donor conception. In Victoria, donor-conceived people have a legal right to information about their donors and processes are in place to ensure donors are not anonymous.

I am donor-conceived 

You can find out more about:

  • your rights and responsibilities
  • finding your donor or genetic siblings.

I am a parent of a donor-conceived person

You can find out more about:

  • your rights and responsibilities
  • finding your donor or genetic siblings.

I am a sibling or relative of a donor-conceived person 

Information about finding people you are linked to through donor conception.

I am a donor

You can find out more about:

  • your rights and responsibilities
  • finding your donor offspring or their parents.

Telling children, family and others

Whether you are donor-conceived, a parent of a donor-conceived person, a donor, a partner, a family member or friend; it can be difficult to know how to talk about donor conception.

Understanding DNA testing

DNA tests are becoming popular for people curious about their heritage worldwide, and many donor-conceived people are using them if there are no clinical records about their donor.

Donor Conception Register services

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