Skip to main content
  • No Sitting Scheduled Today
    No Sitting Scheduled Today

Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 2948 asked in the Legislative Council on 14 May 2020 by Hon Nick Goiran

Question Directed to the: Parliamentary Secretary representing the Minister for Health
Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

I refer to the Reproductive Technology Council’s 2018-19 Annual Report, and I ask:
(a) are you aware that there were ten reported cases of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS); and
(b) did any of the cases of OHSS involve a surrogacy arrangement?

Answered on 18 June 2020

(a) Yes.


(b) The Reproductive Technology Council reports aggregated data as set out in Schedule 3 of the Directions to the Human Reproductive Technology Act 1991. OHSS data are collected in relation to IVF in general, not specific to surrogacy arrangements.