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Abortion Hobart, TAS

Australia’s Medical Termination Provider

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Abortion in Hobart & Tasmania

Hobart and all women in TAS have the opportunity of using our pregnancy termination service as a non-surgical alternative to an operation at an abortion clinic. Medical abortion provides privacy, accessibility and convenience; you will no longer have to drive to Hobart for an abortion.

Abortion law reform in Tasmania means that you do not have to be referred by another doctor to access our services. We will express mail all the medications that are necessary so this avoids the need to go to a pharmacy to get any pills.

 

When can I expect my medications?

All medications are sent by Australia Post Express Post in a plain non-identifiable package. Express Post will take between 24-72 hours to the majority of major cities and towns across Australia.

If you live in an apartment or unit, a homestead or station, it may be better to have the parcel sent to the nearest post office for collection.

Parcel Collect, which requires a signature and identification, provides a more reliable and earlier delivery.

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What areas do we service?

All areas in Tasmania are serviced next business day or within 48 hours.

 

Next business day delivery by Express Post is usual for the following postcode areas:

7000-7019; 7050-7053; 7055; 7172; 7892; 7248-7325

These postcodes cover the following regions:

  •  Hobart area
  •  Launceston

 

Express Post may up to take 48 hours for other areas.

 

Abortion Law Reform: What’s new?

In November 2013, Tasmania joined Victoria and the ACT in removing abortion from its criminal laws after seven months of deliberations in Parliament. Health Minister Michelle O'Byrne's said that "It brings our laws into the 21st century, into line with community expectations and the overwhelming majority of medical, legal and human rights opinion.”

Among the amendments was a change to the provision for doctors who conscientiously object to abortion to give women a list of willing practitioners. The Reproductive Health (Access to Terminations) Act 2013 gives women the legal right to determine the outcome their pregnancies, in consultation with their health professionals, up to 16 weeks gestation. After this time two doctors must 'reasonably believe that the continuation of the pregnancy would involve greater risk of injury to the physical or mental health of the pregnant woman than if the pregnancy were terminated'. It also includes an access zone around clinics to reduce the harassment and intimidation of patients and staff.

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