One in six couples suffer from infertility

It’s not just their fight. It’s ours.

Our mission is to keep our members, health professionals and couples who struggle with infertility up-to-date with the latest information and research.
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Over the past four decades, Australia has been at the forefront of global advances in assisted reproductive technologies bringing immense joy into the lives of so many families.
Prof Luk Rombauts, president Fertility Society of Australia

Australia's first IVF baby turns 40

"Since my birth there have been over 200,000 IVF-lings born through assisted conception in Australia."
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Are you considering fertility treatment?

Understanding infertility and getting to know your options

One in six couples in Australia and New Zealand suffer infertility.

Many couples suffering infertility problems can be successfully treated with medical or surgical techniques, or lifestyle changes.

This section informs you about the options, costs involved, government policies and more.

“The Fertility Society of Australia annual 2021 conference takes place in Sydney. Save the date.”

International Conference Centre Sydney

11 September - 15 September 2021
Training & Events
Our members

Become a member

The Fertility Society of Australia is a membership organisation. Our members are fertility specialists, gynaecologists with a special interest in fertility, embryologists, fertility nurses, geneticists, fertility counsellors and endocrinologists. Become a member today!

Meet our professional groups

What is SIRT

Scientists in Reproductive Technologies (SIRT) is a professional group representing the scientific membership of The Fertility Society of Australia. As such it is bound by the constitution of The Fertility Society of Australia.


In addition to the objectives of The Fertility Society of Australia, SIRT’s role is to promote the education and training of scientists working in reproductive technologies and to promote high standards within the profession, in particular through the promotion of research and dissemination of scientific information within the membership.


Membership is only open to persons who qualify and who are current financial member of FSA. The SIRT Committee has the right to refuse membership to persons to do not uphold the aims of SIRT. Membership is ratified by the SIRT Committee at the next SIRT Committee meeting following receipt of the application. Membership is based on a calendar year with membership expiring 31st December each year.

Our board

Meet the Fertility Society of Australia’s board members.
Board members
Petra Wale
Dr Iolanda Rodino
Dr Anne Clark
Prof Luk Rombauts
Maree Pickens
Dr Christos Venetis
Prof Beverly Vollenhoven
Ms Pam Maddock
Dr Sally Catt
Hamish Barblett
Dr Simon McDowell
Dr Clare Boothroyd
Narelle Dickinson
Dr Anne Clark
Prof Anusch Yazdani