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Calls for more doctors as WA releases first annual VAD report

190 Western Australians ended their life through voluntary assisted dying in the law’s first year of operation, a greater-than-expected number, official figures show.

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'He died peacefully and without fear'

69-year-old Larry Riley died “peacefully and without fear” using Victoria’s Voluntary Assisted Dying law. Suffering with end-stage respiratory disease, Larry said accessing the law had been difficult, but he was grateful for the choice. "I want everyone to know what is available to them." 

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