Leisha Gauci

by Sam Everingham

Posted on 2020-07-18 at 04:35:37

Leisha & Michael Gauci arrived in Ukraine 18 May to meet their baby after fighting through the Australian and Ukraine government paperwork processes for months. They were able to return home five weeks later on 24 June with their child’s Australian citizenship and passport all organised, before going into two weeks quarantine in a Melbourne hotel – then paid for by the Australian government


While Hong Kong, Bangkok and Sydney are popular destinations for Family Building and for a good quality IVF, increasing numbers need a surrogate and such services are harder to access. Yet a global audit of surrogacy agencies in 2018 showed China to be in the top three user nations of cross-border surrogacy globally. In the […]

kate Ranger

Each October scores of attendees come together in six different Australian capital cities – singles, couples, gay and heterosexual, some in their twenties, some in their fifties. They share a common goal – to create family with the help of yet unknown angels – donors and surrogates. It is these more complex journeys to parenthood […]

The global landscape is always changing. Below are some recent developments you should be aware of. *          In Australia and New Zealand, there are important changes to RTAC guidelines around embryo shipping. We are holding a session on this at the Conference.  *          On 12 May, the Northern Territory became Australia’s last jurisdiction to pass […]