As the peak body for homebirth in Australia, for over 30 years we have worked to support consumers and midwives who choose homebirth. Homebirth Australia maintains a map of homebirth midwives and publicly funded homebirth services; advocates for increased access to homebirth at both local and national levels; and convenes an annual conference (when public health advice allows).
Insurance Exemption Extension
We have been in discussion with various ministers at a national level to ensure the Professional Indemnity Insurance Exemption is extended beyond December 2021
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Homebirth Australia represents our members- the more members we have, the stronger our voice.
What We Do
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We are hoping to learn more about the beginnings of our organisation from our extensive archives, and are looking forward to sharing more with you when we can.
News & Updates
34th Homebirth Australia Conference Canberra 2nd-3rd May 2020 ACT for Homebirth - Politics and Possibilities Early bird tickets on sale for a limited time! (from 9am Monday 9th September until midnight Sunday 22nd September) Ticket Sales:...
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Homebirth Australia supports the right of private midwives to practice with or without Medicare eligibility. With the current lack of insurance options many women face the loss of private midwifery care. As midwives legally require insurance in order to practice we...