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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 6 March 2019
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6 March 2019

Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is thrilled by the announcement that Labor will deliver Australia’s first ever National Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy if elected.

Submission on Termination Of Pregnancy Bill Queensland front cover
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2018
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5 September 2018

Women’s Health Victoria strongly supports the current Bill which seeks to decriminalise and regulate abortion provision in Queensland and provides for the establishment of safe access zones. Safe and legal access to abortion is good public health practice and plays an important role in supporting women’s broader health and wellbeing.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: January 2017
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24 January 2017

Safe access to abortion is good public health practice and plays an important role in supporting women’s health, equality and wellbeing. Access to medical abortion is associated with numerous potential benefits for women, including greater choice, as well as lower costs. However, in Victoria ongoing barriers to accessing medical abortion include high costs, the multiple appointments required, and a lack of services in rural and regional areas. In 2016 Women’s Health Victoria in partnership with Family Planning Victoria and the Royal Women’s Hospital held two forums relating to access to medical abortion in Victoria.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: July 2016
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2 July 2016

Safe access to abortion is good public health practice and plays an important role in supporting women’s health, equality and wellbeing. Access to medical abortion is associated with numerous potential benefits for women, including greater choice, as well as lower costs. However, in Victoria ongoing barriers to accessing medical abortion include high costs, the multiple appointments required, and a lack of services in rural and regional areas. In 2016 Women’s Health Victoria in partnership with Family Planning Victoria and the Royal Women’s Hospital held two forums relating to access to medical abortion in Victoria.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 2 May 2016
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2 May 2016

Women’s Health Victoria celebrates the commencement of safe access zones in Victoria today.

Abortion after 24 weeks
Women's Health Victoria |Published: May 2016
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6 May 2016

This fact sheet sets out questions and answers relating to abortion after 24 weeks in Victoria.

Infant Viablity Bill 2015 fact sheet
Women's Health Victoria |Published: May 2016
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6 May 2016

The Infant Viability Bill was tabled in the Victorian Parliament in 2015. This fact sheet addresses concerns relating to abortion after 24 weeks.

Clearinghouse Connector on medical abortion
Women's Health Victoria |Published: April 2016
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1 April 2016

Safe access to abortion is good public health practice and plays an important role in supporting women’s health, agency and wellbeing. This Connector focuses on the introduction of medical abortion in Australia and provides details of free resources.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 27 November 2015
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27 November 2015

Women’s Health Victoria is overjoyed with the passing of legislation to ensure women’s safe access to reproductive health services.

Safe access zones submission
Women's Health Victoria |Published: November 2015
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5 November 2015

Women’s Health Victoria strongly supports amending the Public Health and  Wellbeing Act 2008 to provide safe access zones to ensure that staff and patients can safely access premises at which abortions are provided.