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Proposed Legislative Changes to Abortion Law in Western Australia – A Pro-Choice Perspective

This webinar aims to provide an insightful and comprehensive understanding of the proposed legislative changes to abortion law in Western Australia. Presented by Adrianne Walters, Acting Legal Director, Human Rights Law Centre, Dr Nicole Filar, Doctor, Sexual Health Quarters, and Emma Walraven, Nurse Manager, MSI Perth will discuss the proposed changes and their implications for service providers and health consumers in Western Australia.

Date: 3rd August 2023

Time: 5pm AWST/7pm AEST

Duration: Approximately one hour


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  1. Introduction to the webinar and speakers
  2. Adrianne Walters : Overview and analysis of the proposed legislative changes
  3. Dr Nicole Filar and Emma Walraven: Impact of the changes on clinicians and people accessing abortion
  4. Q&A session with audience
  5. What’s next
  6. Closing remarks and concluding thoughts

Our presenters for this webinar are:

Adrianne Walters

Adrianne is a Legal Director at the Human Rights Law Centre, where she has worked on a range of health, economic and environmental justice campaigns. She has led the Centre’s work pushing for abortion law reform around Australia since 2017

Dr Nicole Filar

Dr. Nicole Filar is a dedicated medical professional specialising in sexual and reproductive health and a passionate advocate for abortion reform. With 10 years of experience in sexual and reproductive health, Dr. Filar has dedicated her career to ensuring access to safe and compassionate abortion care for all.

Having witnessed firsthand the impact of restrictive abortion laws on patients’ lives, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the reform discussion and is a committed advocate for evidence-based policies that prioritise the health and autonomy of all individuals.


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