Assisted Dying Legal in Victoria from today..

A woman whose terminally ill husband lobbied hard for assisted dying to be legalised in Victoria is “over the moon” the controversial laws will come into effect from today Wednesday June 19, 2019. Former Shell Coles Express managing director Peter Short, 57, died in 2014 in palliative care after being given terminal sedation for oesophageal Read More…

Victorian Assisted-Dying Guidelines

Three pharmacists at The Alfred hospital have been given the job of mixing and delivering the lethal dose to be taken by Victoria’s first voluntary euthanasia patients. The pharmacists will personally deliver the substance, made from a cocktail of drugs already legal in Australia, in a locked box to terminally ill people across the state. Read More…

Denton to Robocall Voters

Denton to robocall marginal voters in push to stop euthanasia backflip A pro-euthanasia group will harness celebrity power in a fresh campaign urging undecided voters to only support candidates who back assisted dying laws. A recorded phone message by television personality Andrew Denton will go out to thousands of voters in the Albert Park, Prahran, Read More…

Voluntary Euthanasia Register

While we are overjoyed about the upcoming changes to Victoria’s Voluntary Euthanasia Laws, our attention is drawn to who should qualify. Understandably, the Government is being very cautious including some very strict safeguards but are these safeguards excluding some of the people the laws should affect. My suggestion is a register like the Australian Organ Read More…

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