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More than 150 people rallied outside NSW parliament to urge the Upper House to prioritise debate on the Voluntary Assisted Dying bill, saying too many people had already died waiting.Read more
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been asking you to sign a petition to NSW Parliament in support of voluntary assisted dying (VAD) - yes that’s right, another petition!
If you were one of the 100,000 who signed Dying with Dignity NSW’s petition last year, you may well be asking why another one, and why so soon?Read more
After passing the NSW Parliament Lower House with a thumping majority in November 2021, the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill has now proceeded to the Upper House.Read more
The NSW Parliament's Upper House Standing Committee on Law and Justice has handed down its inquiry report into the provisions of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021. We welcome the report - but for the bill to move forward, sufficient parliamentary time must now be allocated for debate.Read more
Demand for voluntary assisted dying in Western Australia is three times greater than expected, new figures from the VAD Review Board reveal.Read more
A new poll shows almost two-thirds of voters want political leaders to put aside personal views and pass legislation to give terminally ill people in NSW the same end-of-life choices as other Australians.Read more
It is 2022 and two-thirds of us now live in a state where, if we become terminally ill, we will have a choice not to suffer and to die on our own terms. But what about the rest of us?Read more
Wow! What a year 2021 has been for end of life choice in Australia. And 2022 is set to be even bigger.Read more
On 26 November 2021 the NSW Lower House passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) Bill 2021 by 52 votes to 32. The bill now moves to the Upper House for a final vote in 2022.Read more
Go Gentle Australia welcomes the commencement of debate on the Voluntary Assisted Dying bill in the NSW parliament today.Read more