Commentary

Victorian 2014-2015 post 20wk terminations revealed

The Victorian Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity report with data from 2014/2015 has been released.  Pregnancy outcomes after 20 weeks are all captured within this report included termination data.    A summary of termination data is provided below.  In 2014 a total of 319 post 20 week...

Decriminalisation of Abortion

Decriminalisation of Abortion A Bill to decriminalise abortion is currently before New South Wales parliament.  It is similar in content to that which failed to be passed in Queensland recently.   If the Bill is successful in its current form, abortion will be available on demand until birth.  Some of the...

Stigma and teen parents

The way in which teen parents Jayden and Jenifer, and their daughter Aria are being treated and portrayed in the media is a tragic indictment on the many mixed messages our society sends teenagers today.   It is also a very sad reflection on how we fail to support parents, and...

QLD parliament address

Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you in my capacity as a researcher, counsellor and educator of more than 2 decades to give a voice to the many hundreds of post-abortive women and men I have spoken to during that time. It is timely that we are having...

Victorian Stats now available

The latest report from the Victorian Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity is finally out, reflecting data that is already 3-4 years old. We have updated our table to provide a snapshot of yearly comparisons of late term abortion numbers for your easy reference. While there has...
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