On the 18th of February - on the National Day of Action - people from all over Australia gathered to protest at the changes that threaten to restrict the choices women have for giving birth. I attended the Sydney Rally along with 100 to 200 other people. I've put together a slide show that you might enjoy - http://www.pregnancy.com.au/midwifer...ts-rally.shtml The following articles appeared in the media:

There was lots more media for the other events around Australia. I found it a little annoying that the media reported that it was homebirth being restricted when the rally was about limiting choices for all birthing options (not just homebirth)