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When and how to welcome government to the bedroom

Robert P S Jansen and Sandra K Dill
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (5): 232-233.
Published online: 2 March 2009

Should intrusions by political bodies into personal reproductive decisions be an Australian fact of life?

Babies are generally very good news for Australian families, and nationally there is acclaim that our previously declining birth rate has been on a clear rise since 2004 (Box).1 In part, this rise has been a result of welcome government intervention, and several articles and letters in this issue of the Journal relate to reproduction and government subsidy.1-7

  • Robert P S Jansen1
  • Sandra K Dill2

  • 1 Sydney IVF, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Access Australia, Sydney, NSW.


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