Sydney Surrogacy Forum 28 February

Community organisation Australian Families Through Gestational Surrogacy will be holding a surrogacy seminar in Sydney on the night of 28 February, the eve of the commencement of the new NSW Surrogacy Act. I am privileged to be one of the speakers. Notable speakers include: Noted legal academic Professor Jenni Millbank from UTS David Shoebridge from… Read More »Custom Single Post Header

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Sydney Surrogacy Forum 28 February

Community organisation Australian Families Through Gestational Surrogacy will be holding a surrogacy seminar in Sydney on the night of 28 February, the eve of the commencement of the new NSW Surrogacy Act. I am privileged to be one of the speakers. Notable speakers include:

  • Noted legal academic Professor Jenni Millbank from UTS
  • David Shoebridge from NSW Greens
  • Hopefully, NSW Attorney-General John Hatzistergos
  • Parents of children born through gestational surrogacy

Place: Lyceum Theatre, Wesley Conference Centre, 228 Pitt St, Sydney
Date: Monday 28 February
Time: 6pm to 7.45pm
Cost: Free
All welcome

Enquiries: Sam Everingham          1300 307 447     sam@surrogacyaustralia.org

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