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COTA NT launches petition on voluntary assisted dying laws
COTA NT has launched a petition seeking to reverse a federal government law that prohibits the Territories from enacting voluntary assisted dying laws.Read more
UTAS report must not be used to delay assisted dying bill
An expert panel from the University of Tasmania has endorsed the state's assisted dying bill saying it has some of the “most rigorous” safeguards in the world.Read more
When Death Comes: An Oncology Nurse Finds Solace in Mary Oliver
Nina Solis on making peace with the Unknown. This article was first published in Literary Hub.Read more
Howard Sattler: "I want to bow out gently, with dignity"
Radio personality Howard Sattler says he hopes to be one of the first to make use of Western Australia’s voluntary assisted dying law when it comes into effect in July this year.Read more
Worth the fight: Religious freedom at life's end
With 60% of Australians saying we’re better off keeping religious beliefs private, isn't it time we decide for ourselves what role, if any, religion plays at the end of our lives?Read more
Will 2021 be the year we embrace voluntary assisted dying?
Australia is experiencing a sea change in awareness about the need for more compassionate end-of-life choices.Read more
Thank you for what you've done for end-of-life choices this year
This year has tested us all. But we’re ending 2020 on a high note thanks to all we have done together for better end-of-life choices.Read more
NSW set to debate voluntary assisted dying bill
NSW could become the final Australian state to consider a voluntary assisted dying bill in 2021, after Independent MP Alex Greenwich announced a timeline to introduce legislation to parliament.Read more
Emphatic support for Tassie Assisted Dying Bill
Tasmania has again made history with the House of Assembly voting 17 to seven to send the End of Life Choice Bill to a third reading. The vote is the best indication yet that Tasmania is set to become the third Australian state to legalise voluntary assisted dying.Read more
Belinda Teh nominated for WA Young Australian of the Year
Belinda Teh, the face of Western Australia’s campaign for voluntary assisted dying, is a finalist for WA Young Australian of the Year.Read more