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It has been said that personal stories are Kryptonite to those who deny suffering at the end of life. Try as they might, they can’t wish other peoples’ truth away.Read more
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board has this week published a report detailing the first six months of the legislation in action in Victoria.Read more
2019 was a watershed year for Go Gentle Australia and for better conversations around the end of life.Read more
Tasmania's draft Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill has been released for public consultation.Read more
An overwhelming majority of Australians – in most recent surveys nearly 90%[i] – say they want lawful Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD), yet our parliaments continue to lag behind the will of the people. To date, only two states, Victoria and Western Australia, have legalised VAD.
Here are eight compelling reasons why all states and territories must accede to the needs and wishes of their constituents and pass safe and workable VAD laws.Read more
With three more Australian states looking to follow the lead of Victoria and Western Australia and introduce assisted dying laws, 2020 is shaping up as a pivotal year for more compassionate end of life choices.Read more
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2019 has cleared its final hurdle in Western Australian parliament, making WA the second State in the nation after Victoria to pass a contemporary, compassionate and safe voluntary assisted dying law.Read more
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2019 has passed through the Western Australian Upper House.Read more
Promising news from Western Australia, as the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill moves to its third reading in the Upper House.Read more
A petition signed by 7,460 Western Australians to legalise voluntary assisted dying has been tabled in parliament today.Read more