Australia: Fears for abortion services seven years after Victorian law reform

December 6 2016, The Age
by Julia Medew

Women seeking abortions at Melbourne's leading women's hospital are being turned away amid concerns there is a shortage of doctors willing to carry out the procedure.

Seven years after Victoria decriminalised abortion, there are fears publicly funded services have deteriorated across the state, causing women to travel long distances for private care that can cost hundreds of dollars.

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Source: The Age