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Will Medicare cover my abortion?
Medicare does not cover abortion unless the procedure is medically necessary to preserve the life of the mother or in cases where the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest.
How much do abortions cost in Victoria?
Abortion in Melbourne & Victoria. All women in Victoria, not only Melbourne, for only $250 and all medications for $75, can have a medical abortion with 24 hour aftercare as a non-surgical alternative to an operation at an abortion clinic.
How do I get a medical abortion in Melbourne?
You can access a medical abortion through your doctor or any number of women’s health and sexual health clinics. As is the case with myself, your GP must be certified to offer medical advice and prescribe the required medications.
How do I get a medical abortion in Victoria?
Women can undergo an abortion by taking a medication (up to nine weeks gestation) or having a surgical procedure. Abortion services are available in both metropolitan and some regional areas. Your GP or 1800 My Options (Tel. 1800 696 784) can provide you with information about your local services.
How old do you have to be to get an abortion in Victoria?
In Victoria, abortion is a safe and legal medical procedure that ends a pregnancy. There is no age limit on getting an abortion. If you are under 18 you may be able to get an abortion without a parent or guardian agreeing if the doctor thinks it is your decision and that you understand what that decision means.
How many weeks can you take the abortion pill in NC?
Availability: The abortion pill (also known as a medication abortion) is offered up to 11 weeks after the start of your last menstrual period.
How late can you terminate a pregnancy in Victoria?
Abortion law in Victoria A woman can access abortion up to a gestational limit of 24 weeks. Beyond the 24 weeks, a medical practitioner can provide an abortion if another medical practitioner agrees that an abortion is appropriate in all the circumstances.
Is abortion legal in Melbourne Australia?
Abortion in Australia is legal. It has been fully decriminalised in all jurisdictions, starting with Western Australia in 1998 and lastly in South Australia in 2021.
How do I get an abortion in Vic?
You can either speak to one of our phone workers who will give you a number of different options for services, or you can search for an abortion service on our website. You can also speak to a GP about abortion services. Most abortion services do not need a GP referral.
How late can you terminate a pregnancy in Vic?
In Victoria you can legally have an abortion up to 24 weeks of pregnancy. Abortion is available from some public hospitals, private clinics, community health centres and some doctors in GP clincs. Abortion after 24 weeks is legal but is not common.