Govt pledges free abortions in Australian 'first'

The move comes as abortion pill sponsor bids for nurses to have prescribing rights

The push is on to free up access to abortion in Australia, with the country’s biggest provider calling for nurses to prescribe medical abortion and a pledge by one jurisdiction to make all terminations free for residents.

ACT Minister for Health Rachel Stephen-Smith. Photo: Wikimedia.
ACT Minister for Health Rachel Stephen-Smith. Photo: Wikimedia.

In contrast with the US,

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