Surrogacy Act and Status of Children Act

The NSW Department of Communities and Justice is seeking feedback on the Surrogacy Act 2010 and the Status of Children Act 1996.
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What’s this about?

The Department of Communities and Justice is seeking feedback from people in the community to help decide if changes to the law are needed to better protect children's rights and support all types of families.

This includes:

  • families with LGBTIQA+ members
  • families who use special medical procedures to have children
  • families with children born through surrogacy.

The laws under review:

Get more information by downloading the Discussion Paper.

Contents of submissions may be made public. If you would like your submission to remain confidential, please let us know when making your submission.

Have your say

Have your say by Friday 2 August 2024.

You can provide feedback in 3 ways.

Email

12 June 2024 to 2 August 2024

policy@dcj.nsw.gov.au

Phone

12 June 2024 to 2 August 2024
9:00am to 5:00pm

Phone: 02 8688 9998

Formal submission

12 June 2024 to 2 August 2024

Address: Director, Civil Justice, Vulnerable Communities and Inclusion, Policy Reform and Legislation Branch, Department of Communities and Justice, Locked Bag 5000, Parramatta, NSW 2124.

Consultation period

From:12 June 2024
To:2 August 2024

See consultation methods

More information

Email: Project team
Phone: 02 8688 9998
Agency Website
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