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I have no option but to travel

It's six years since I was diagnosed with lung cancer and still hard to believe how ...

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Keith Potger

Australian music legend Keith Potger has lent his support to calls for voluntary ass...

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Harl Hogan, Gabrielle's husband

My husband and I had been Members of Dying With Dignity (NSW) for thirty years. We h...

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Margaret's mother

My mother passed away in 2002 at age of 82.

She was an asthmatic from 6 month...

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L.P.'s mother, Joyce

My mother Joyce was born 18th January 1927 and passed 16 February 2016.

Mum w...

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My mum, Betty Swanton

I am exasperated, devastated, and relieved. I’ve experienced these emotions during t...

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Tim Cooper

I’ve been suffocating for two years. I was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmon...

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Geoffrey Derrick, Coralie's father

Father loved to do practical things and tha...

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Lawrie Daniel

When life hurts more than death, when suffering overtake...

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Ken Dickson, husband and father

Our beautiful Dad took his own life on Friday 9 October 2015 at the home he shared w...

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My sister, Trish

My sister Patricia Ellard died in August 20...

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My brave father, Russell

This is the story of my brave, sensitive and loving father. Russell Alfred Walker wa...

Trapped in a body that let him ...

While on my first placement as a student nurse in a nursing home I cared for a patie...

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Ann-Louise's mum

I lost my mum three years ago at the age of 87. She was doing so well for her age bu...

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My husband, Wayne

It turns out goodbyes are important.

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Deb's final days

’ll give you an example of one night that was probably in the last 10 days of Deb’s ...

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My mother, Edna Fitzgerald

Ever since having seen my late mother, Edna Fitzgerald, suffer so much when all she ...

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Juliana's father

My father’s death was kind and loving.

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My dad

My father originally appointed four persons who could make a euthanasia decision for...

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Meg's dad

My dad died this year from a brain tumour.

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Michele's father

My father died of lung cancer in the mid-1980s.

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John Grayson: my story

In 2014 I had a cold. It was very painful and on 10 November 2014 I experienced the ...

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John's mother

Eleven years ago, my mother had a stroke and took seven months to die.

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Kit, Judith's mother

My mother, Catherine (Kit) Sanotti, was a fit, healthy, vibrant 73-year-old woman.

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Gloria, my mum

My mum, Gloria Mable Ohma, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in her late 30...

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Adrienne's husband

As a nurse and midwife, I’ve witnessed life’s first and last breaths many times.

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Dr Westwood's mother

I’m a retired physician. I had been working for over 50 years in my profession, firs...

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Elvie's story

I am an ex-nurse and, in my later years, studied a diploma of social sciences. In bo...

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My mum, Betty

My mum, Betty, had a wonderfully full life.

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Sue's brother

My brother Paul had been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer that had spread t...

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Mum

Dear Mum, I’m so sorry I didn’t kill you.

I came close, believe me. The pillo...

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Lady Winifred Stephen

In January 2016 Lady Stephen wrote Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull an open letter di...

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Miriam's mother, Dorothy

My story is on behalf of and in memory of my mother, Dorothy Joan Meikle, a staunch ...

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My mother's best friend

Three years, eight months and 28 days ago, I was left a letter from my mother’s best...

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Loredana's story

I have advanced, progressive multiple sclerosis. I am totally disabled and can’t mov...

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John, Jessie's love

John had suffered for five years with terminal bowel cancer.

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Coral's patients

eople’s bodies at end of life do amazing things. Bones break. Organs fail.

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Dr Geoff's patient

I had a fully paralysed patient on life support with end stage neuromuscular disease...

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Ann's bestie, Rhoda

Her suffering defied belief. My bestie, Rhoda, was the outgoing one of our group.

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Doctor X's experiences

I have been a practicing GP for close to 30 years after several years working in the...

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My friend, Graham

On 27 December my friend Graham had no idea he’d spend the next 10 weeks on a rough ...

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Rachel's mum

I lost my mum last month. She had pancreatic cancer.

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Bettina's mother

My strong, wonderful mother had a living will and was determined to avoid the fate o...

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Bill's beliefs

I am a 90-year-old EDA veteran affairs pensioner. I have recently arrived home from ...

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My father, David

Isn’t it strange, the various pathways that lead us to the world of voluntary euthan...

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