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Studies of Religion 12 - Bioethics - Abortion: Websites

Resources for staff and students

Pro life

Declaration on procured abortion, 18 November 1974

Right to Life Australia
In depth links to abortion, euthanasia and stem cell research.

Pro-Life Victoria 
Pro-Life Victoria's mission is to educate, promote the Pro-Life philosophy, and lobby our legislators to pass laws to protect life. Scroll to the bottom of the page to click on theIssue in Depth on Abortion. 

Australian Christian Lobby - Media release, 9th August 2012
"Call for free abortions" by Women's Health NSW misses their point - unborn children have a right to life.

Salt Shakers
Facts, information and articles about various aspects of the abortion issue

The Australian Family Association
Information on cloning, marriage, children, abortion pornography and censorship

2004 Sydney Anglican - Abortion debate


The Conversation

The Conversation Abortion - Australian - Select other countries as needed UK and USA

The Conversation is an independent source of news and analysis that uses content sourced from the academic and research community. Since The Conversation's launch in March 2011, it has grown to become one of Australia’s largest independent news and commentary website. 

The Conversation Bioethics - Australian - Select other countries as needed UK and USA

Pro Choice

Abortion NSW

In Australia we are in the midst of renewed discussions about abortion law. The outcomes will affect us all. But most significantly they will affect women.

We want women to feel empowered in their choice. And knowledge is power.


Marie Stopes International - Australia: Women and Abortion: Reasons for abortions, decision making and personal views - A profile website
Links to information on unplanned pregnancy, abortion, adoption and parenting

Abortion Review
Australia, changes to proposed abortion law

The Atheist Foundation of Australia Inc. The abortion debate-The Case FOR Legal Abortion 
The Atheist contribution to the abortion debate. 

Australia: The Better Health Channel 

General information with links to counswelling options, emotional issues, Q & As, procedures and services.


Links to the latest news on abortion form the ABC and other related links to abortion related services.

What do Australians think about Abortion?

ProQuest - search Newspapers

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ProQuest Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Newsstand offers access to leading Australian and New Zealand newspapers. Combining content from Fairfax Australia and Fairfax New Zealand, News Limited, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and APP newswires, ANZ Newsstand provides the very latest local, regional and national news.


Abortion pill given green light, Dan Harrison, The Age, 31 August, 2012

Abortion Law reform still unfinished business, Leslie Cannold, The Age, National Times, 8 March 2011

Shifing ethics of abortion, Amanda Dunn, The Age, 6 November, 2004
Changes in technology and society have brought the questions that surround a mother and unborn child back into the political arena 

Risks in abortion reform, Paul Austin, The Age, National Times, 21 August 2008

New law will not end controversy, The Age, National Times, 24 August 2008.
Reform is necessary but scrutinyis still necessary.

The abortion controversy and why it will never end, The Examiner, 1 June , 2009 

Is there a 'new ethics of abortion'? Raanan Gillon, Journal of Medical Ethics

The anti-abortion fallacy, Peter Singer, ABC Religion and Ethics, 13 August, 2012

Killing babies no different from abortion, experts say, Stephen Adams, The Telegraph, 29 February, 2012

Decriminalise abortion: pro-choice in practice is not the same as legal protection SMH 2014