Surrogacy in Tasmania – A Legal Perspective

Posted September 15, 2017 12:56 pm

Prior to the introduction of the Surrogacy Act in 2012, surrogacy was not legal in Tasmania. However, changing attitudes and needs within society presented an opportunity for the State Government to pass legislation to ensure that where parties entered into a surrogacy arrangement, they would do so fully informed and with the benefit of considerable legal and psychological support.