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More overseas support for voluntary assisted dying law reform

More overseas support for voluntary assisted dying law reform

Each week seems to bring more indications of the growing support for voluntary assisted dying law reform, overseas as well as in Australia. An interesting item this week from the UK involves Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, in her role as patron of the the Townwomen’s Guild, a group […]

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Great news from Quebec – dying with dignity legislation introduced

Great news from Quebec – dying with dignity legislation introduced

More good news this week from Canada.  A Bill has been introduced into the Quebec National Assembly in support of better end-of-life care, including the right to medically assisted dying. The tabling of the bill was met with a standing ovation.   You can read more and […]

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Another moving story – Tracey Spicer

Another moving story – Tracey Spicer

Tracey Spicer – journalist, presenter, broadcaster and Ambassador for dying with dignity law reform – writes of the terrible choice she was confronted with to relieve her mother’s end-of-life suffering.  It’s a choice that too many have to face while we don’t have the compassionate, responsible legal […]

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Latest newsletter for June 2013

Latest newsletter for June 2013

Our latest newsletter for June 2013 is now available on our website.  It includes exciting news that Marshall Perron will be our very special guest speaker at a public event after our AGM in August and includes a ticket offer for the play, “No More Shall We […]

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Increasing numbers of doctors support need for assisted dying law reform

Increasing numbers of doctors support need for assisted dying law reform

Increasingly, doctors in Australia and elsewhere are expressing their views in support of voluntary assisted dying law reform and about the need for reconsideration of the issue  by medical organisations. This week in the UK, 12 past Presidents of medical Royal Colleges expressed the view in a letter […]

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Welcome to our updated website

Welcome to our updated website

22 May 2013 – Welcome to our updated website.  We hope you’ll visit us frequently in the next few months as we add much more information and news about the proposed voluntary assisted dying legislation and advance care and end-of-life planning. Margaret Sing, President

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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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Legislation to be Introduced

Legislation to be Introduced

Voluntary assisted dying legislation will be reintroduced into the Tasmanian Parliament before the end of 2015.  For more details …

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Loredana Mulhall’s Story

This is the video of Loredana’s story made in support of the Bill, Rights of the Terminally Ill, moved recently in the NSW Parliament by MP, Cate Faehrmann. Loredana has had has had multiple sclerosis for 37 years. She is 63.  For the past few decades, her […]

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Gideon Cordovers Story

Gideon Cordovers Story

Few of us can put the case for such legislation as powerfully and as eloquently as Gideon Cordover in his email of 1 May 2013 to the members of the NSW Parliament for their current debate on the Bill, Rights of the Terminally Ill. We reproduce that […]

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