Firstly: The big news!
On December 5, 2018, a bill to decriminalise abortion in South Australia was introduced to SA Parliament by Greens MP Tammy Franks. A link to Tammy’s speech can be found here.
The second reading of the bill is scheduled for February 27, 2019.
Next: Get updates and subscribe to our mailing list
Be informed of developments and important events throughout the campaign by subscribing to our mailing list.
Then: Check out some of the latest saaac related media
Listen to Greens MLC Tammy Franks speak with Peter Goers on ABC 891 about why it’s time to decriminalise abortion – and how we do it
“Women and their doctors are pushing change the law in a state where most women can get an abortion for free. Here’s why” – published by BuzzFeed on February 26, 2019
“Conscience abortion vote likely to be given to South Australian MPs” – published by ABC News on December 5, 2018
“Labor pledges to overhaul abortion access in all Australian states” – published by The New Daily on December 2, 2018
“Where Australian states are up to in decriminalising abortion” – by saaac member Erica Millar for The Conversation, September 13, 2018
On September 12, 2018, saaac member Catherine Kevin spoke with Radio Adelaide about why abortion needs to be treated like any other health service
“Renewed push to change ‘discriminatory’ and ‘inadequate’ abortion laws in South Australia” – published by ABC News on October 11, 2018