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A new briefing paper from the Australian Centre for Health Law Research sets out 20 years of evidence supporting the introduction of voluntary assisted dying laws.Read more
National Seniors Australia has surveyed its members and found 86% support for the option of voluntary assisted dying for people with a terminal illness.Read more
A 63-year-old terminally ill woman from Perth has become the first identified Western Australian to use the state’s Voluntary Assisted Dying law.
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the following story contains images and names of a deceased person. She and her family have given explicit permission for her name and image to be used.Read more
Premier Mark McGowan says he's been advised that the first person has made use of Western Australia's Voluntary Assisted Dying law.Read more
Go Gentle Australia welcomes the NSW Draft Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021, released for consultation by Independent MP Alex Greenwich.Read more
Enough already about conscientious objection in voluntary assisted dying – what about the conscientious participants?
Objectors to Voluntary Assisted Dying aren't the only ones with a conscience. So why do their views predominate, asks QUT Health Law researcher Jodhi Rutherford.Read more
From 1 July 2021, terminally ill Western Australians can legally access Voluntary Assisted Dying.Read more
Victoria's Voluntary Assisted Dying program is challenging and complicated. Professors Ben White and Lindy Wilmott, and research fellow Marcus Sellars, ask: Can future laws do better?Read more
South Australia is the fourth Australian state - and the second this year - to legalise Voluntary Assisted Dying.Read more
The Candles for Compassion vigil drew 500 supporters to Parliament House in Adelaide as MPs voted decisively to progress the Voluntary Assisted Dying bill to its final reading.Read more