The Authority has responsibility under the Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008 to undertake public education about treatment procedures and the best interests of children born as a result of treatment procedures.
VARTA provides independent accurate information about fertility, infertility and assisted reproductive treatment in a number of different ways. Our event formats are designed to help you understand donor-conception as well as exploring up-to-date current ART issues.
It’s all about openness, honesty, how, when and why to tell.
When: Tuesday 15 September 2020
Time: 7-9pm (AEST)
Cost: $25 early-bird, $30 non early-bird
Due to current circumstances, the 2020 Time to tell event will be held online and there will be no face-to-face event this year.
Due to COVID-19, a date has not yet been set for this workshop in 2020. We will provide updates on this page in future.
Documenting the story of how we became a family with the help of a donor or surrogate
Knowing what to say about how your family came to be can be a little daunting. However there are many creative ways to start the conversation early. Come along to a fun and interactive workshop with other parents and learn how to create your very own personal family storybook to share with your child.
We welcome parents who have used a donor or surrogate to create their family. Individuals or couples contemplating donor conception or surrogacy may also attend.
Due to COVID-19, a date has not yet been set for this seminar in 2020. We will provide updates on this page in future.
The Twilight seminar series is a flagship of the VARTA event calendar. The seminar is an opportunity to hear from key researchers and reproductive specialists as they shine a spotlight on issues of current interest in the field of fertility and ART.
Due to COVID-19, a date has not yet been set for this event in 2020. We will provide updates on this page in future.