Compassion and respect


Progress in US – Hawaii this time

Hawaii has passed a major stage towards their assisted dying legislation.  Read more If passed, Hawaii would join the 5 US States with similar legislation – Oregon, Washington, Vermont, California and Colorado – Washington DC, and Montana which has a court ruling making assisted dying legal. 20 other States

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The UK is also failing to respond with compassion and respect

“Kevin was angry that he could not choose a dignified death once his suffering became too much to bear.”  Read more …

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Ex-nun with MS wants the right to decide – Ireland

The right to choose for herself – an ex-nun in Ireland tells her story.  Read more …

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Real people, real suffering

URGENT Tasmanian MPs need to hear the terrible reality that other Tasmanians face or that has been faced by your loved one/s. Real stories are the best evidence of why we need the legislation.  Please contact your MPs directly – it can be a phone call, an email,

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Progress in other States – NSW and Victoria

While Tasmania is still in line to be the first State with assisted dying legislation because a Bill has already been introduced into the Parliament, other States are moving towards it. A new Assisted Dying Bill will be debated in NSW this year.  It was announced just

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Looking ahead to an exciting and successful 2017

2017 looks as if it will be an exciting breakthrough year for assisted dying legislation in Australia, with Tasmania in an historic position to be the first State with such legislation.  The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 has already been moved in the Parliament and will be debated

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Victorian assisted dying legislation likely

There are numerous news reports that the Victorian Government is about to announce they will introduce an assisted dying Bill next year.  This may well be after the Tasmanian debate, but the news is a boost to the chances of the Tasmanian Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill moved in

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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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Summary of the new Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016

A summary of the new Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 has been added to our website.  You can access it here.

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New Tasmanian Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016

The new Tasmanian Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016  was moved in the Tasmanian Parliament on 17 November 2016.  Go to more information, and to our first campaign Issues Paper, Voluntary Assisted Dying – The Basics .  Lots more information to come including in the next newsletter to be published soon.

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