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Lesson in the Art of Butterfly - the story of Alida Lancee

An online event showcases the story of Alida Lancee, the West Australian doctor whose admission of having helped patients to die galvanised the movement for voluntary assisted dying.

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Let's Talk About Death - survey results

We asked you whether you thought talking about death was hard, and what tools could make the conversation easier. Here's what you told us.

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Draft assisted dying Bill 'reflects the views and needs of Tasmanians'

Tasmania's End-of-Life Choices Bill 2020 is on track to be tabled in parliament in late August ahead of its first reading in mid-September.

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New Zealand assisted dying book not what it seems

A book about the voluntary assisted dying referendum in New Zealand is gaining publicity. But it and its author are not what they claim to be. 

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Legalising VAD respects all sides in the debate

Law researcher Andrew McGee argues that legalising assisted dying is the best way to respect the views on both sides in the debate about end-of-life choice.

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Farewell Colin Clarke

We lost a remarkable man last week. Colin Clarke, an emergency doctor for 20 years and assisted dying advocate, died in Perth of mesothelioma. He was just 45.

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VAD plans upended by Covid-19

When the pain got too much, Janet Cohen planned to travel to Switzerland with a small group of family members to end her life. Coronavirus has robbed her of that option.

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WA VAD laws on track

Expert panel says Covid-19 has not disrupted WA scheme's mid-2021 start date.    

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Trust dying New Zealanders on VAD - study

PhD candidate Jess Young interviewed dying New Zealanders and found they all agreed on one crucial issue.  

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Our origin story

Have you ever wondered where it all started with Go Gentle Australia?

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