One in six couples suffer from infertility
It’s not just their fight. It’s ours.
There is a drop in the Australian fertility rate. It is now 1.6. In order to just maintain the general population level in Australia, the fertility rate should sit around 2
Maintaining birth rates in Australia
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.
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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.