Bulletin 9, No 2 – July 2016

Recently two significant events have occurred in the push to reform the law about how we die. Canada has finally passed a law that implements to a restricted degree the nine person judgement by the Canadian Supreme Court that dying Canadians human rights were infringed by the Crimes Act law that makes the act of assisting people to die a crime. At the World Federation Right to Die Conference in Amsterdam many of the Canadians who attended the conference were unhappy with the restrictions proposed by the law and wished that Canada had just followed the legal judgement by developing regulations for doctors. Nevertheless however limited it is dying Canadians are able to access the law to get assistance to die.

Bulletin 8 No.1 – January 2016

Dying with Dignity groups may have seemed to have been operating quietly in 2015 but activities have been occurring everywhere. The most promising for Australia is the Victorian Parliamentary Enquiry into End of Life Affairs in Victoria. This enquiry has turned out to be one of the most significant in…

BULLETIN No. 5 June 4 2014

Dying with Dignity ACT Inc. has made a move to new premises for its Committee and General Meetings to The Grant Cameron Community Centre, at 27 Mulley St, Holder. So far this year we have held two committee meetings and one General Meeting there. The rooms are very comfortable although people have complained that the Centre is hard to find, so those coming to the next general meeting should allow plenty of time to find it if you are not familiar with the area.

DWDACT Bulletin January 2014

At the 2013 Annual General Meeting a number of matters were drawn to our attention that I’d like you to be aware of before next year when they will be circulated as part of the minutes for the next AGM. Following is an edited version of the minutes for your…