The Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008 governs assisted reproduction in Victoria. It regulates the use of assisted reproductive treatment and artificial insemination procedures.
The Patient Review Panel considers applications for complex and sensitive medical treatment related to assisted reproduction.
About assisted reproductive treatment in Victoria
The Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008 regulates assisted reproductive treatment in Victoria.
Access to donor conception information
The Victorian Government has made it easier for donor-conceived people to access identifying information about their donors, managed by the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA)
Patient Review Panel
The Patient Review Panel reviews applications for medical procedures to procure pregnancy, such as surrogacy, in-vitro fertilisation and artificial insemination.
Applications to the Patient Review Panel
Applications for a range of assisted procedures are submitted to the Patient Review Panel.
Patient Review Panel hearing dates
There are set hearing dates and deadlines for applications to the Patient Review Panel with regard to assisted reproduction.
Patient Review Panel - statistics and previous decisions
Statistics and past decisions relating to applications to the Patient Review Panel.
Review of Assisted Reproductive Treatment
In April 2018 a review of the Victorian regulatory framework for assisted reproductive treatment commenced.
Reviewed 18 August 2022