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.
Abortion Decriminalisation Bill passes the Legislative Council: The proposed legislation – officially known as the Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2020 – was passed on Wednesday 2 December. The House of Assembly will debate the Bill early in the new year. Read more about this history-making development.
Keep up the pressure to bring SA’s abortion law into the 21st century: Send a pro-reform message to your local Member of Parliament using Fair Agenda’s quick and easy email tool. It tells you how your MP stands on the Bill – whether they support it, oppose it or are undeclared. You have the option to use the Fair Agenda wording or personalise your message.
Safe Access Zones Bill is now law: It is no longer legal to gather within 150m outside an abortion healthcare facility to protest to harass or intimidate patients and healthcare workers. After passing both Parliamentary houses, the Health Care (Safe Access) Amendment Bill 2020 (SA) received assent on 19 November, which means that Safe Access Zones are now law in SA.
saaac acknowledges that we meet and do our work on the traditional lands of the Kaurna people and we respect their spiritual relationship with their country. We acknowledge their ongoing presence on this land, their sovereignty which has never been ceded, and the ongoing vitality and importance of their culture and heritage.
saaac pays tribute to elders and leaders past, present and emerging – among all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
We pay our respects to the cultural authority of Aboriginal people from other lands and waters of South Australia and Australia.