We are a broad coalition of professional organisations and individuals whose goal is to improve access to abortion in South Australia. Our current campaign is to decriminalise abortion – in other words, remove it from the State’s criminal law – and regulate it under health care law, just like any other health care service.
International Safe Abortion Day – Monday 28 September: We join campaigners around the world in calling for the elimination of inequality of access to abortion care. Read more.
Register now to join saaac and other pro-choice organisations for a live panel discussion entitled What is Your Vision for the Future of Abortion Care in Australia? hosted by Gina Rushton. The event will be delivered via Zoom 7 to 8:15 pm AEST.
Safe Access Zones Bill passes the House: On 23 September, the House of Assembly passed the Health Care (Safe Access) Amendment Bill 2020 (SA) . Known as the Safe Access Zones Bill, it ensures people seeking abortions and those who provide them can do so free from intimidation. Read more.
Abortion Decriminalisation Bill – coming soon: The Attorney General is currently drafting legislation to decriminalise abortion, following release of the SA Law Reform Institute (SALRI) report, which recommends treating abortion as a health service rather than a crime. Read more.