ABBREVIATIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

AHEC

Australian Health Ethics Committee

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

ALRC

Australian Law Reform Commission

ART

Assisted Reproductive Technology

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

CROC

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

DCSG

Donor Conception Support Group of Australia

Department

Attorney-General's Department

DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid

Donor conception

Assisted reproductive technology techniques relating to the use of donated gametes (eggs or sperm) or embryos to conceive children

EMSN

Extended Medicare Safety Net

Family Law Act

Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)

Fertility Society

Fertility Society of Australia

ITA

Infertility Treatment Authority

IVF

In-vitro fertilisation

NHMRC

National Health and Medical Research Council

NHMRC Act

National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992 (Cth)

NHMRC Guidelines

Ethical Guidelines on the Use of Reproductive Technology in Clinical Practice and Research (2007)

NSW

New South Wales

NSW Act

Assisted Reproductive Technology Act 2007 (NSW)

PILCH

Public Interest Law Clearing House

Privacy Commissioner

Commonwealth Office of the Privacy Commissioner

Register (WA)

Reproductive Technology Register (WA)

RTAC

Reproductive Technology Accreditation Committee of the Fertility Society of Australia

SCAG

Standing Committee of Attorneys-General

Sex Discrimination Act

Sex Discrimination Act 1984 (Cth)

SMC Australia

Solo Mums by Choice Australia

SA Act

Reproductive Technology (Clinical Practices) Act 1988 (SA)

UK

United Kingdom

VARTA

Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority

WA Act

Human Reproductive Technology Act 1991 (WA)

1984 Victorian Act

Infertility (Medical Procedures) Act 1984 (Vic)

1995 Victorian Act

Infertility Treatment Act 1995 (Vic)

2008 Victorian Act

Assisted Reproductive Treatment Act 2008 (Vic)

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