Abortion in Australia

Eleonore Bridier Abortion

Access to abortion in Australia is highly variable due to the differing abortion laws between the states and territories. Second term or second trimester abortion in particular can be very difficult to access. Whether or not you can receive the care you need, in a timely manner, at a price you can afford, depends very much on where in Australia …

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Tele-abortion improves access

Eleonore Bridier Abortion, Advocacy, Equity and access

Providing access to safe, early pregnancy termination services for women living in regional and rural areas of Australia has historically been a difficult task, with many women having to travel long distances at great expense to visit a clinic. Now tele-abortion, or medical abortion via teleconsultation, is available to women living in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, Northern …

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Understanding your options: surgical abortion vs medical abortion

Eleonore Bridier Abortion

Facing an unwanted pregnancy and making the decision to have an abortion can be challenging, and choosing which type of abortion procedure is best for your circumstances can add to the confusion. In this article we discuss the differences between surgical abortion and medical abortion, in order to help you better understand the choices available to you. Surgical abortion is …

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Your Choices — Make Informed Health Decisions

systemadmin Abortion, Contraception, Counselling

For over 16 years, Marie Stopes Australia has been providing Australian women & men with access to professional and non-judgemental sexual and reproductive health services. As part of our role, we are committed to providing you with the most up-to-date and accurate information about your available options, whether we’re talking about abortion, vasectomy, sexual health or contraception. ‘Your Choices’ is …