Western Australia, You Did It!
After two-and-half-years of research, a cross-party parliamentary inquiry, an expert ministerial advisory panel, countless public submissions, consultations and forums, and more than 180 hours of parliamentary debate, Western Australia has passed the WA Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (2019).
A personal letter to your MP has way more impact than an email. Keep it short and respectful. Stories from your own life are very powerful. If not, an email will still help.
WA politicians need to hear from you. Tell them you want this choice.
This is a once in a generation opportunity to change the law. Take action NOW. Sign the petition to convince your MPs to vote YES. WA politicians need to hear from you. Tell them you want this choice.
Post your sheet back to us by 12 November.
The Broken Hearted
In 2019, as the Western Australian parliament prepared to debate a Voluntary Assisted Dying law, filmmakers Juliet Lamont and Josh Raymond travelled across Western Australia, to hear stories of suffering at the end of life.
More than two dozen Western Australians courageously stepped forward to be heard.
"What happened to us was cruel and unnecessary, and should never be allowed to happen again".
We don’t want to tell you what to write, but below are seven key arguments that may be helpful when addressing your local MP.
Contact Your MP-Pack
Download materials to contact your Upper House MPs, for Perth based and regional residents of WA. You'll also find a handy guide with Frequently Asked Questions.