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Question Without Notice No. 953 asked in the Legislative Council on 16 October 2018 by Hon Nick Goiran

Minister responding: Hon R.H. Cook
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 16 October 2018

HEALTH — POSTHUMOUS COLLECTION OF GAMETES — REVIEW

953. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the parliamentary secretary representing the Minister for Health:

I refer to the parliamentary secretary's answer to my question without notice on 14 March 2018, in which she informed the house about the key performance indicators for the independent review of the Human Reproductive Technology Act 1991 and the Surrogacy Act 2008, conducted by Associate Professor Sonia Allan.

(1) Was the draft report supplied by 20 July, as expected?

(2) Will the minister table the draft report?

(3) Was feedback on the draft report sent by 21 September, as expected?

(4) Was the final report supplied by 12 October, as expected?

(5) Will the minister table the final report?

(6) Will the minister table the submissions to the review that the parliamentary secretary previously advised would be made publicly available?

Hon ALANNA CLOHESY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. I am advised of the following.

(1)–(2) No.

(3) Yes.

(4) No.

(5) Yes, once the report is completed.

(6) No. Submissions that are not marked private and confidential will be made publicly available on the review website, following the completion of the review.