Surrogacy laws no match for drive to be a parent

Australia's laws criminalising parents who pay surrogate mothers to give birth to their children are failing and are simply pushing parents abroad, a  Medical Journal of Australia study claims.

The assertion has been made by Sam Everingham, research director of Surrogacy Australia, after he conducted a survey of 259 Australians who have looked at surrogacy, some paying more than $170,000 for