A Select Committee of the House of Assembly has been established to inquire into endometriosis, including to investigate its impact on the lives of sufferers as well as the community more broadly, what treatment options are available, and research being undertaken. Particular consideration is being given to:

(a) The number of women in South Australia who suffer from Endometriosis;
(b) The barriers to getting a diagnosis, gaining access to treatment including primary care, specialist clinics, and ongoing pain management;
(c) The current treatment and supports available, their evidence-based effectiveness and potential side effects and impacts;
(d) The impacts to employment of sufferers and employer best practice in supporting women with the condition;
(e) Education available to young women, healthcare professionals, and others;
(f) Research and trials currently being explored in Australia; and
(g) Any other related matters.

The Select Committee will be travelling to the Riverland to hear evidence on Wednesday, 12 June 2024 (from 9 am), at the Berri Hotel.

Any person or organisation wishing to register an interest in presenting oral evidence is invited to do so by Thursday, 6 June 2024. Expressions of interest should be registered with the Parliamentary Officer to the Committee via e-mail at scendo@parliament.sa.gov.au or on (08) 8237 9384.

For any queries or for information on attending the hearings in the public gallery, please contact the Parliamentary Officer.

Ms Alison Meeks

Parliamentary Officer to the Committee


Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.