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As pioneers in IVF, Melbourne IVF is one of the world’s leading centres for fertility treatment, at the forefront of research, technology and teaching, with specialists from across Australia and the world visiting our centre to learn and share ideas. 

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Latest press and news

24 June 2024

Media Statement 17 June 2024 - Virtus Health strongly supports establishing a national compulsory donor conception registry. Click here to read more.

6 February 2024

9Network’s Big Miracles returns for Season Two in 2024, captivating Australia's hearts as we follow the courageous families on their powerful IVF journeys.

13 November 2023

Access Medicare rebates for essential carrier screening tests from this November..

18 October 2023

A study of 30,000+ eggs from Melbourne IVF clinics over a decade found comparable pregnancy success rates between frozen/thawed and fresh eggs.

15 September 2022

Channel Nine announces a new documentary series following the stories of Australian families undergoing IVF.

14 June 2022

Professor David Gardner, scientific director of Melbourne IVF, honoured in the 2022 Queen's Birthday Honours List

25 January 2022

In response to our rising case numbers, we have implemented additional testing/screening measures to ensure safety and continuity of your treatment with us.

19 January 2022

Industry support for Victorian patients affected by suspension of IVF treatment

14 January 2022

All new stimulation cycles are temporarily halted until further advice.

14 January 2022

COVID-19 Update: We are still open for fertility treatment but have increased our safety measures to protect you.

7 January 2022

Latest covid 19 update at Melbourne IVF

9 December 2021

Scientists identify two new embryo selection biomarkers to help reduce time to pregnancy

26 October 2021

5 new tests will be added to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for pre-implantation genetic testing (PGT) of embryos

22 October 2021

World-renowned embryologist Professor David Gardner presents the latest breakthroughs on metabolic research.

13 September 2021

Important updates to our patient care due to COVID-19

10 September 2021

RANZCOG and ATAGI recommend that pregnant women are routinely offered Pfizer mRNA vaccine (Cominarty) at any stage of pregnancy

5 August 2021

Melbourne IVF's announcement following the Victorian government enacting an immediate 7 day lockdown

16 July 2021

Melbourne IVF patient update 16 July 2021 - All IVF procedures and elective surgery remain unaffected and will continue to be delivered.

3 June 2021

COVID-19 Update: Victoria lockdown extension and information for Melbourne IVF patients