Donor conception

Donor conception means creating a family using donated sperm, donated eggs or embryos.

Whether you are considering using a donorbecoming a donor, or you are donor-conceived, it can be difficult to know what questions to ask and where to find answers. VARTA provides information and a range of resources - including podcasts, videos and written material - to help all parties navigate this complex process.

Some people wish to exchange information or meet others they are connected to as a result of donor conception treatment. This is termed donor linking. Donor-conceived people, their parents or donors whose treatment occurred in Victoria can apply to the donor conception registers.

This information is a general overview only. It does not take into account your personal circumstances, nor does it constitute legal advice.

VARTA is here to support you. Our experienced staff are neutral, respectful of people’s choices and opinions, maintaining confidentiality a at all times. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.