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'It's allowing me to be a better man to the end'

Diagnosed with rapidly progressing motor neurone disease, Kristin's dad Allan drew great comfort from knowing he could access Victoria's voluntary assisted dying laws. 

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A peaceful, dignified death

Keith English died peacefully surrounded by loved ones. He died on his own terms using Victoria's voluntary assisted dying laws and was in control until the end.

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Grytsje Doust's mother, Klaske

In 2006, my mother was diagnosed with acute leukemia. She had been suffering from myeloma (a type of bone marrow cancer) for seven years and knew it could turn malignant, which it did in September of that year. She was given about another five months to live.

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Jacqui and Nicole's mum Kerry

On 9 July 2019, Kerry Robertson, 61, became the first Victorian to be granted a permit for assisted dying under the state’s new Voluntary Assisted Dying law.

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