JOY Law – surrogacy in Australia


Posted By on 12/02/18 at 9:26 AM

In this episode of JOY Law, Monica and I talk about surrogacy: what it is, how it works and the laws pertaining to surrogacy in Australia.

In particular, we discuss:surrogacy in Australia

  • the various forms of surrogacy;
  • intended parents and who gets named as parents on the child’s birth certificate;
  • commercial surrogacy versus altruistic surrogacy;
  • the legislation in each state and territory;
  • surrogacy agreements; and
  • finding a surrogate in Australia and getting support if you are thinking of starting a family.

You can listen to the podcast of this episode by clicking here.  On the next episode, we’ll talk about commercial surrogacy overseas.

If you’d like the team to answer a question on air, please email JOYlaw@joy.org.au.

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Kristina was admitted to practice in 2004 and has practiced exclusively in family law since that time.  She is an Accredited Family Law Specialist with the Law Institute of Victoria, an accredited... Read More