Opinion

Therapeutics Goods Administration move is a step in the right direction for easier abortions

By Danielle Mazza
July 12 2023 - 5:30am
Federal Assistant Minister for Health Ged Kearney should be lauded for her actions on abortion. Picture by Dion Georgopoulos
Federal Assistant Minister for Health Ged Kearney should be lauded for her actions on abortion. Picture by Dion Georgopoulos

This week's announcement by the federal Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, Ged Kearney, deregulating the prescribing and dispensing of the medical abortion pill, mifepristone, by the Therapeutics Goods Administration is both welcome and, quite frankly, about time.