Surrogacy in Australia is experiencing a quiet boom.
Chinese women are using frozen embryos to conceive a second child.
Government is studying whether or not to legalise sex selection
Adult stem cell researcher Alan Mackay-Sim has been named Australian of the Year.
The euthanasia debate has intensified in New South Wales.
Labor government to introduce legislation in second half of next year
Online survey purports to show that most support it
But insists that have they have "an ethical duty to care for dying patients so that death is allowed to occur in comfort and with dignity".
Vote was watched around the world
IVF advertising a "race to the bottom" targeting vulnerable people.
pro-euthanasia lobbyists in Australia have enlisted the support of terminally ill patients.
Pro-euthanasia advocates are calling on Australian legislatures to legalise assisted dying.
The Family Court of Western Australia has found that a six-year old-cancer patient should no longer be required to undergo chemotherapy.
Andrew Denton has launched a new campaign for assisted dying in Australia.
Australia has seen a sharp rise in the use of unproven stem cell treatments.
Is it "selfish"?
Australia’s asylum seeker policies have been subject to intense international scrutiny – even in the world of bioethics.