Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Women's Issues: Guess who the Australian government has chosen to provide abortion advice.

The Australian government is launching a new pregnancy counselling service. The four-year scheme includes a Medicare payment for pregnancy counselling and a 24-hour, seven day a week telephone helpline for women, their partners and families.

The multi-million dollar pregnancy counselling service is aimed at reducing the number of abortions in Australia. The agency contracted to provide counselling will be given advice by - wait for it, this is good.

Centacare - the welfare arm of the Catholic church.