To progress the rights, social and legal status of Australians using Surrogacy overseas and within Australia.

This website supports Australians who are planning on, or who are already parents via surrogacy arrangements. We are an incorporated charity, registered with the Australian Charities and Non-Profits Commission.

To this effect, we work with

  • Politicians to educate and lobby for laws which protect surrogates, intending parents and children, in a process which requires careful planning and protections
  • Academics to encourage quality research into outcomes for surrogates and children born through surrogacy
  • Media to dispel misconceptions around the motives, the process and the outcomes for intending parents, surrogates and children

Non-Executive Directors

All the positions below are voluntary roles, elected at SA’s AGM  each year

  • President: Michael Langtree
  • Secretary: Karen Mills
  • Treasurer: Felicity Kennedy
  • Government Relations: Matthew Jones
  • Corporate relations: Naomi Seddon
  • Domestic Intended Parent representative: TBA
  • International Intended Parent representatives: Karen Mills; Gabby Goldberg; and Felicity Kennedy

SASS Support manager:  Anna McKie (paid part-time)

Support Coordinator, Surrogate: Susan Gambale (paid part-time)


SASS Mentors

Intended Parents Surrogates
Hetero couples Amanda Meehan (VIC)
Kristy Green (ACT) Charmaine Stall (QLD)
Leah Ellis (NSW) Amber Steers (SA)
Kate Ranger (WA) Sarah Bagnall (ACT)
Sarah and Ben Wright (WA) Madeline Greenberg (NSW)
Jessie Schuhart-McRae (QLD) Leanne Mackay (NSW)
Gay Dads
Brendan Campbell (SA)
Mahesh Oliver and Phil (NSW)
Dwayne Jude (QLD)
John Doucas and Rick Evans (NSW)
Martin and Paul Smith (VIC)

Previous SASS Mentors

Intended Parents Surrogates
Hetero couples Marnie McIntyre  (NSW)
Marian Sandberg (SA) Hayley Christidis (WA)
Lisa and Henry Leggett (VIC)
Zoe Stefan (QLD)
Gay Dads
Juan Fernandez and Christian (NSW)
Ben Warner and Terry (QLD)
Mike Collins and Glenn Trainor (VIC)