Compassion and respect

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Thank you to everyone for your support

Thank you to everyone for your support following the defeat of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill last week.  And for making clear your views about the behaviour of the 16 politicians who turned their backs on compassion and respect for their fellow Tasmanians – who failed to

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Passing the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill would be a fitting tribute to Lara

The passing of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill would be a fitting tribute to the commitment and efforts that Lara Giddings has put into the Bill for many years particularly the last five. She will leave Parliament at the next election and we wish her all the

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Please donate to our campaign if you can

We would greatly appreciate donations for our campaign for the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 to be debate in the House of Assembly on 24 May.  That is the start of the process.  If passed, the Bill will then be debated in the Legislative Council at a later

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May 2017 newsletter – Debate on the Bill and how you can help!

The May 2017 newsletter is now available.  It gives details of the exciting news that the debate on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 will take place in the Tasmanian House of Assembly on Wednesday 24 May. We need your help! You’ll find suggestions in the newsletter.  Most

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December newsletter now available

You’ll find our December newsletter online here.  There is also an attachment – the summary of the new Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill.  The newsletter includes information about the Bill, the campaign for it and a request for help from members and supporters, the new AMA policy, Australian and overseas

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AGM and presentations on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016

We’d love to see you at the DwDTas AGM followed by the public presentation by Lara Giddings and Cassy O’Connor on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 that they intend to move in the Tasmanian Parliament. It’s on Friday 19 August, starting at 1.30 pm, in the Nell

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July 2016 newsletter now available

Our July 2016 newsletter is now available here.  It includes important information about the AGM on 19 August to be followed by a public presentation about the new Tasmanian Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 by its proponents, Lara Giddings and Cassy O’Connor.  All welcome to the presentation,

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Latest newsletter now available

Our latest newsletter is now available – March 2016. It includes a tribute to our Patron, Colin Wendell-Smith AO, who died on 15 December 2015 and an update on the surge of progress being made in Tasmania, elsewhere in Australia and overseas, particularly Canada and California.   We’re

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Palliative Care Australia Survey

Palliative Care Australia Survey

One of the priorities of DwDTas is to encourage and help people to express their wishes  and do advance care and end-of-life planning.  Palliative Care Australia have today announced the results of a survey that shows how important our work is on this matter. The survey shows

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