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'This suffering is just plain wr...

Ari Levanael watched his dad Barry die a slow and painful death "drugged out of his ...

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500-strong crowd rallies in Adel...

The Candles for Compassion vigil drew 500 supporters to Parliament House in Adelaide...

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Time is right to end suffering o...

As a palliative medicine doctor of 37 years, I believe South Australia's proposed vo...

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Queensland has a draft VAD bill....

The focus of Queensland's draft VAD bill is on "designing optimal law, rather ...

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SA VAD bill clears major hurdle

South Australia's Upper House has passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying bill 14 votes ...

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4 in 5 South Australians back Vi...

New research shows more than 4 in 5 (83%) South Australians want the state to legisl...

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Congratulations Tassie! Historic...

In a landmark step, Tasmania has become the third Au...

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Anti-VAD groups shamelessly mani...

Voluntary assisted dying opponents say Victoria’s suicide rate has gone up and the a...

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UTAS report must not be used to ...

An expert panel from the University of Tasmania has endorsed the state's assisted dy...

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Howard Sattler: "I want to bow o...

Radio personality Howard Sattler says he hopes to be one of the first to make use of...

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Will 2021 be the year we embrace...

Australia is experiencing a sea change in awareness about the need for more compassi...

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Thank you for what you've done f...

This year has tested us all. But we’re ending 2020 on a high note thanks to all we h...

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NSW set to debate voluntary assi...

NSW could become the final Australian state to consider a voluntary assisted dying b...

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Emphatic support for Tassie Assi...

Tasmania has again made history with the House of Assembly voting 17 to seven to sen...

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Belinda Teh nominated for WA You...

Belinda Teh, the face of Western Australia’s campaign for voluntary assisted dying, ...

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Andrew Denton nominated for NSW ...

Andrew Denton, Go Gentle Australia’s founding director, has been nominated as a NSW ...

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South Australian MPs vow to intr...

A group of South Australian MPs has committed to introduce a voluntary assisted dyin...

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NZ votes YES to compassion & choice

Voters in New Zealand have overwhelmingly supported the right of an eligible termina...

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VAD advocate nominated for Senio...

Veteran of the voluntary assisted dying movement, Dr Rodney Syme AM, has been named ...

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A Christian Response to 'No Euth...

I must admit I am baffled that the Catholic Leader News, quoting the Salvation Army,...

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The religious right’s campaign t...

In the leadup to the euthanasia referendum in New Zealand, an array of conservative ...

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Beware the scare campaign agains...

Those who oppose voluntary assisted dying ignore the wealth of evidence that shows t...

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NT seniors back assisted dying laws

Northern Territory seniors have called on federal and territory politicians to act o...

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Lesson in the Art of Butterfly -...

An online event showcases the story of Alida Lancee, the West Australian doctor whos...

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Let's Talk About Death - survey ...

We asked you whether you thought talking about death was hard, and what tools could ...

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Draft assisted dying Bill 'refle...

Tasmania's End-of-Life Choices Bill 2020 is on track to be tabled in parliament in l...

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New Zealand assisted dying book ...

A book about the voluntary assisted dying referendum in New Zealand is gaining publi...

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Legalising VAD respects all side...

Law researcher Andrew McGee argues that legalising assisted dying is the best way to...

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Farewell Colin Clarke

We lost a remarkable man last week. Colin Clarke, an emergency doctor for 20 years a...

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Victoria's VAD laws: unfinished ...

The first anniversary of the operation of Victoria’s landmark Voluntary Assisted Dyi...

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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 smal...

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QLD defers VAD decision

The heartbreaking postponement means voters must send Queensland politicians a messa...

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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 VA...

PhD candidate Jess Young interviewed dying New Zealanders and found they all agreed ...

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QLD report reflects majority's w...

Go Gentle Australia welcomes a report that recommends Queensland introduce Voluntary...

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Covid-19: Time for a Virtual Visit

In a time of crisis, staying connected with family and friends is more important tha...

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Tasmania pushing ahead with VAD ...

Independent Tasmanian MLC Mike Gaffney will push ahead with the introduction of his ...

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Covid-19: Stay safe, stay connected

Due to the coronavirus emergency, Go Gentle Australia will be doing things a little ...

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VALE Rhonda Taylor

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Rhonda...

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'It gave us a sense of peace'

"She was going to die in pain or she could use voluntary assisted dying to assist he...

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Dr Cameron McLaren on why he hel...

The Victorian doctor explains why he helps people access assisted dying laws: “We ca...

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What doctors and patients think ...

It has been said that personal stories are Kryptonite to those who deny suffering at...

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Without more detail, it is prema...

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board has this week published a report detailing...

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Tasmania's draft VAD bill releas...

Tasmania's draft Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill has been released for public consulta...

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8 reasons why all states must pa...

An overwhelming majority of Australians – in most recent surveys nearly 90%

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Assisted Dying in Australia: Whe...

With three more Australian states looking to follow the lead of Victoria and Western...

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Assisted dying law: Western Aust...

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2019 has cleared its final hurdle in Western Austr...

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WA VAD Bill passes Upper House

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2019 has passed through the Western Australian Upp...

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WA's VAD Bill clears another hu...

Promising news from Western Australia, as the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill moves to...

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More than 7K sign petition to ma...

A petition signed by 7,460 Western Australians to legalise voluntary assisted dying ...

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Belinda’s Brave Walk donates $5,...

Palliative care patients in Kalgoorlie will benefit from a pressure care mattress bo...

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NZ sends VAD to referendum

New Zealand is to become the first country in the world to put the issue of assisted...

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Doctors support assisted dying

168 doctors have signed an open letter to WA MPs explaining why t...

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Urgent action needed as VAD Bill...

Supporters of more compassionate end-of-life choices are urged to write to their Upp...

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Alzheimer's WA backs VAD Bill

Western Australia’s peak dementia-support organisation, Alzheimer’s WA, has endorsed...

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WA neurologists implore MPs to p...

WA’s top neurologists have implored MPs to pass voluntary assist...

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VAD Bill passes WA's lower house

The WA Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2019 has passed without amendment through Weste...

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Maine becomes the 9th US State w...

An eleventh-hour bid to veto Maine's aid-in-dying law has failed, allowing Maine to ...

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Palliative Care Australia clarif...

Australia’s peak palliative care body wants its neutrality on euthanasia to be...

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Perth's Rally for Choice a huge ...

The Rally For Choice on the steps of Parliament House was an amazin...

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WA Primary Health Alliance puts ...

The WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) has endorsed a safe and compassionate Volunta...

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Bendigo woman becomes first to u...

The daughters of the first Victorian to use the state's Voluntary Assisted Dying law...

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Andrew Denton urges WA doctors t...

Broadcaster Andrew Denton has urged WA doctors to stand up in support of proposed eu...

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In Memory of Kylie Monaghan

Kylie Monaghan passed away yesterday, October 8, after a long and brave battle with ...

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