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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
New Zealand is to become the first country in the world to put the issue of assisted dying to a binding public vote.Read more
168 doctors have signed an open letter to WA MPs explaining why they support the WA Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill.Read more
Supporters of more compassionate end-of-life choices are urged to write to their Upper House MPs to ask them not to delay or sabotage the progress of the Western Australian Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill.Read more