Rachael McConaghie welcomed any move to reduce paperwork for families accessing IVF. A public egg and sperm bank and greater rights for altruistic surrogates are among 80 recommendations from a review of assisted reproductive treatments in Victoria. A review highlighted the financial and legal hurdles stopping people accessing IVF It found the law discriminated against women donating an egg to their same-sex partner The Victorian Government is looking at setting up public IVF An expert panel, led by Alfred Hospital chair Michael Gorton, has also urged the state to make it easier for people to access gametes or embryos. Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said the Government would consider all recommendations, but immediately committed to improving affordability by making setting up public IVF services and removing discrimination against LGBTI families. In changes announced today, female same-sex couples will now be considered families rather than individuals, after the study noted concerns […]