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Marie Stopes Australia

Marie Stopes Australia is an independent, non-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring sexual and reproductive health services are equally accessible to all people living in Australia. They are the only national accredited provider of abortion, contraception and vasectomy services, and the country’s longest running provider of teleabortion.

Their holistic, client-centred approach empowers individuals to control their reproductive health safely, and with dignity, regardless of their circumstances. Through active partnerships with healthcare providers, researchers and communities, their models of care ensure the total wellbeing of their clients is supported at every stage.

Vision and mission

A world where everyone in Australia has access to quality reproductive healthcare where they need it, when they need it.

Children by choice, not chance.

How Marie Stopes Australia can help

Marie Stopes Australia is a national, independently accredited safe abortion, vasectomy and contraception provider helping women and men take control of their reproductive lives.

Marie Stopes' patients are supported by a specialised team of practitioners. They provide, at no added cost, access to support services, including pre-care, counselling, 24-hour aftercare, and interpreters – ensuring patients receive the best standard of care before, during and after their appointment with Marie Stopes Australia.


  • Call the National Support Centre on 1300 003 707 Mon to Thurs 7am to 7pm, Fri 7am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 5pm, for free decision-based abortion counselling & medical abortion by phone

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Last reviewed: November 2020

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Unplanned pregnancy | Marie Stopes Australia

What are your options?

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Vasectomy | Marie Stopes Australia

Vasectomy is the only permanent method of contraception currently available to men.

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Love bugs | Marie Stopes Australia

Protecting yourself from STIs

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Permanent Contraception For Men | Marie Stopes Australia

Find out what’s involved in permanent contraception for men. Vasectomy is a procedure for people who have completed their family or decided not to have children. It’s a cost-effective, simple, painless procedure that liberates men and couples from the burden of routine contraception methods.

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Vasectomy vs Tubal ligation | Marie Stopes Vasectomy

If you’re looking into sterilisation options, it can be a tough choice between his and hers; vasectomy vs tubal ligation. Both options are permanent and have similar levels of efficacy, but it’s also worth considering costs, complications and recovery time before making a final decision.

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The biggest vasectomy myths: busted | Marie Stopes Australia

Committing to getting the snip can be pretty terrifying; but only if you believe the vasectomy myths that are somehow still floating around. Learn the truth about how a vasectomy will actually affect your erections, orgasms and overall sex life, as well as what will actually happen to your balls.

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'The morning after pill': four common myths debunked - Marie Stopes Australia

Misinformation about emergency contraception 'the morning after pill' means that women are not taking advantage of effective ways of preventing pregnancy.

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Abortion in Australia & the Law | Marie Stopes Australia

The variation between laws on abortion in Australia, between the states and territories, means that access to abortion and later term abortions in particular is quite restricted. This article lists abortion laws and gestation limits for each Australian state and territory.

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Vasectomy What To Expect | Marie Stopes Australia

Watch a video or read a transcript about vasectomy what to expect and how to prepare for a vasectomy procedure and service at a Marie Stopes vasectomy clinic.

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Your guide to a no-regrets schoolies - Marie Stopes Australia

Want to make sure schoolies is the best week of your life? Make sure you check out this handy guide to help make your good times great!

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