by Sam everingham
Posted on 2017-10-26 at 04:17:12
Australian surrogate (QLD)
Charli’s journey started with local Intended Parents local with whom she had a long term relationship. That faltered after two failed transfers. Saddened, Charli attended the FTS Brisbane conference in 2016. It was there she met a heterosexual couple who had also had a recent breakdown with their surrogate. They became friends and began supporting each other. Charli ultimately offered to carry for this couple. Theirs has been a loving journey, albeit with ups and downs due to Australian laws being so difficult and unsupportive of surrogates and unenforceable for IPs. Charli birthed Lucia in early December 2017.
Charlie then had a third journey with a local same-sex couple as a traditional surrogate and birthed in March 2021.
Surrogacy is an exciting journey and an ideal option when you are unable to conceive on your own. However the current Covid-19 pandemic brings added stress to both surrogates and intended parents, particularly when working at a great distance from each other. So during surrogacy arrangements now more than ever, a relaxed mind is essential […]
Lawyer, Stewart Dalley of D&S Law, has both lived and professional experience of surrogacy, having represented several people with their surrogacy journeys (domestically and internationally) as well as having three children of his own through surrogacy. Stewart is considered an expert in the field of the laws related to human assisted reproduction, including surrogacy, sperm, […]
Surrogacy is regulated in most Australian states & territories. This means there is no uniform law nationally. Currently, there are no surrogacy laws in the northern territory, Victoria and South Australia have progressed significant reforms recently. Commercial surrogacy is illegal in Australia Only Altruistic surrogacy is permitted and the intended parents have to cover all […]