Consumer Representation on the Reproductive Technology Council

  • Do you lived experience of accessing reproductive technology services in Western Australia?  This may include but is not limited to IVF and/or surrogacy?
  • Would you like contribute to the consumer experience by to advising on matters of reproductive technology research and law application in WA?

The Minister for Health has approached the Health Consumers Council for two nominations for one consumer representative for the Reproductive Technology Council (RTC). Please note that the decision remains with the Minister for Health and an applicati0n is no guarantee of being appointed.

The main functions of the Reproductive Technology Council are to:

  • Formulate and review a Code of Practice to govern the use of artificial fertilisation and storage procedures carried on by licensees;
  • Advise the Commissioner of Health on the suitability of applicants, and compliance of licensees with conditions of their licences;
  • Make sure that any research carried out by or on behalf of a licensee on eggs, sperm, or participants, has general or specific approval of Council;
  • Advise the Minister for Health on matters related to reproductive technology;
  • Encourage and facilitate research into the causes and prevention of all types of human infertility and on the social and public health implications of reproductive technology; and
  • To promote informed public debate and education on these issues.

The Commitment

The The RTC sits monthly – this is a three year appointment. Further details can be found here.

Remuneration and expenses are available for this position as per the State Government Boards and Committee Premier’s Circular 2019/07

To apply

Please complete your Expression of Interest using the form below. Deadline COB 27th June 2021

Lodge your Expression of Interest here