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My father wanted the choice so badly

Katarina watched her father Nebojsa starve himself to death to escape the ravages of his Parkinson's disease. She is now leading the fight to pass a voluntary assisted dying law in the ACT. "If I am ever as unlucky as my father, I want the choice that he never had."

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ACT Govt tables assisted dying Bill

Go Gentle Australia welcomes the ACT Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill, which has been introduced to parliament.

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He wanted his suffering to end

In 2021, Canberra man Dan Beacom was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. A former mountaineer, Dan was tortured by the loss of physical capacity and told his partner Lara he was ready to die. Here Lara explains why the ACT must pass a voluntary assisted dying law.  

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ACT govt releases 'Listening Report' on VAD

The ACT government has released a summary of community and stakeholder feedback on how a voluntary assisted dying law should be delivered in the Territory.

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