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Bill Grace

I guess the best place to start is where ‘our’ journey all began. It was Winter 2013 and Bill hadn’t...

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Alastair Lucas

My beautiful Dad, Alastair, was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer when he was 62 years old. The tumour spanned across...

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Betty Ogle

"Can I have an injection now?"  My mother asked her very dedicated G.P. at her bedside - "No" was the...

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Betty Swanton

I am exasperated, devastated, and relieved. I’ve experienced these emotions during the recent death of my mother. She said, in...

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Chris Kable

In January 2016 my mother was diagnosed with stage 5 peritoneal cancer - a type of cancer that was both...

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Anne Holland-Atkins

My mother, Anne Holland, had Parkinson's disease. She knew that this would eventually kill her but she wanted to get...

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Kate Roach

  “You wouldn’t let your dog suffer the way I am suffering” Those were the words my maternal grandfather said...

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Peter Short

My name is Elizabeth Short. Over the last 11 years I have lost three close family members to cancer, and...

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Colin Wragg

My name is Susan and I was Colin’s full time carer for over 9 years. We were married for 5...

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I.S.

  My mother-in-law suffered from multiple myeloma, a very painful bone cancer. For the last three years of her life...

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L.P.

Joyce My mother Joyce was born 18th January 1927 and passed 16 February 2016. Mum was a very quiet but...

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M Blowes

My mother passed away in 2002 at age of 82. She was an asthmatic from 6 months of age & never...

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Catherine Bainbridge

Anniversary Ten years ago, my partner died by his own hand in the best possible circumstances. He had suffered prostate...

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Ray Godbold

I am a 59 year old R.N. Division 1 nurse with 34 years' experience and throughout my whole career I had...

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Harl Hogan

My husband and I had been Members of Dying With Dignity (NSW) for thirty years. We had fifty years of marriage...

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Deborah Raphael

  I lost both of my parents to terminal cancer.  My Dad died in 1993 nursed at home by my...

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Marjorie Lawrence

I held my mother's hand until her last breath. She had metastatic melanoma and had faded away to a skeleton....

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C.W.

  In December 2015 my mother was in Resthaven in South Australia. She had a second stroke and had a...

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Elvie Murphy

  I am an ex nurse and, in my later years, studied a diploma of social sciences. In both careers...

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Judith Emmerson James

I was diagnosed with a rare form of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) 25 years ago. It ended my previously successful life...

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Lynne Wannan

  I have an incurable cancer and have been given a year or so to live. While I have never smoked...

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Jo

  Meet Jo in her early seventies, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer earlier this year. She decided,...

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Andrew Rose

My husband of 46 years, father of Drew and Kirsty, father-in-law of Kylie and Mark, grandfather to Robbie, Cameron, Liam...

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Patricia Ellard

My sister Patricia Ellard died in August 2016, with glioblastoma multiforme, an unsurvivable brain tumour. She was 58 years of age. Prior...

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Robert Rankin

I was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) on 19 November 2015. I don't want to see this disease through...

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I treasure that apostrophe

"It's so much worse than I had imagined." -- After much thought I am forwarding to you one of the...

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Ken Dickson

"Dear Joan, Sorry to go this way but until the Govt don't pass the law and find a better way...

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