More than 160 people attended the 2018 Louis Waller Lecture, ‘Looking back: the early days of donor conception in Victoria’, making it VARTA’s largest Louis Waller Lecture to date.
The evening, launched by the Victorian Minister for Health the Hon Jill Hennessy MP by video, and compèred by VARTA Chairperson Kirsten Mander, was particularly special because the keynote speech was delivered by Emeritus Professor Waller himself.
Elizabeth, a parent of three donor-conceived adults born as a result of donor treatment in the late 1970s and early 1980s at the Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne, recounts her experience of early donor treatment and having donor-conceived children.
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Access Australia is a consumer controlled, independent sector organisation; a not-for-profit charity, committed to providing whole of life support for women and men who experience difficulties conceiving and their families.
Andrology Australia is the centre for male reproductive health.
VARTA prepares an annual report each year that is tabled in the Victorian Parliament.
Read past reports to find out about the Authority's aims, functions and achievements in previous years.
The field of assisted reproductive treatment is filled with technical terms and acronyms. Here is a list of some common terms you may come across.
The Australian Jewish Fertility Network (AJFN) aims to provide a vibrant online presence for people within the Australian Jewish community who may be experiencing infertility or would like more information on the issue of fertility. AJFN provides resources, information and offers both financial and emotional support to couples struggling with infertility.
“Can I still have children?”, The Royal Women’s Hospital. There are versions of this free book for males and females. The book provides information and fertility options for those with cancer having chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
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