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Marie Stopes Australia to close regional clinics

Sigrid Firth Abortion, Advocacy, Blog, Contraception

It is with our deepest regret that we need to announce the closure of our clinics in Southport, Townsville and Rockhampton in Queensland, and Newcastle in New South Sales at the end of July. This is not a decision we have made lightly. We have exhausted all possible options and extended our tenure for as long as we could. This …

Regional clinics information

Sigrid Firth Abortion, Advocacy, Blog, Contraception

It is with great sadness that we’ve had to take the decision to close our regional clinics in Rockhampton, Townsville, Southport and Newcastle in August. We fought long and hard alongside our passionate and dedicated staff, and our supporters, to keep these clinics open but as a result of COVID-19 and the cost of running these clinics in regional areas …

Western Australia moves towards safe access zones

Sigrid Firth Abortion, Advocacy, Contraception, Media, Safe access

Harassment and intimidation of clients and staff outside of our clinics may soon be a thing of the past, following moves towards safe access zones in Western Australia (WA). Today the Public Health Amendment (Safe Access Zones) Bill 2021 will be reintroduced in the WA Legislative Assembly. The Public Health Amendment (Safe Access Zones) Bill 2020 had passed in the …