by Sam Everingham
Posted on 2022-05-08 at 23:46:50
Will and his husband, David, became proud dads to Harrison at Christmas 2021 via domestic surrogacy in Australia. Throughout a four-year journey to become parents – and adopting three dogs in the process – their amazing cousin, Megan, was a dedicated surrogate. Will works in the space of LGBTQ inclusion and as a parent via surrogacy, he can bring a unique and personal perspective for intended parents, donors and surrogates in telling his story.
Growing Families has a decade of experience of working with government and agencies during crises to guide parents and their newborns through safe exit processes. These have included a military coup in Thailand, earthquakes in Nepal, sudden changes in laws in India and Cambodia and of course airspace closures in Ukraine during the worst of […]
Three Australian jurisdictions – NSW, ACT & Queensland – have laws criminalising overseas surrogacy. However like the long outdated provisions criminalising abortion in NSW, these are laws which have never been prosecuted. In fact even when the rare case has been referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions, they have declined to take action. There […]
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 […]