Canberrans to have access to free abortions under new ACT government commitment – ABC News

From mid-next year, ACT residents will have access to free medical and surgical abortions up to 16 weeks of gestation..

  • ACT Minister for Women Yvette Berry says the move will allow Canberrans “to make a choice … without being influenced by financial barriers”
  • Free access to abortion services will also be available to ACT residents without a Medicare card
  • The government expects the services will be available without out-of-pocket costs by mid-next year

Source: Canberrans to have access to free abortions under new ACT government commitment – ABC News

2 thoughts on “Canberrans to have access to free abortions under new ACT government commitment – ABC News”

  1. It shouldn’t be amazing that women are free to make decisions about their own bodies!
    It’s a worry that we have to celebrate this rather than it being a norm!

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