Assisted dying: Sorting the facts from the half-truths and the misleading statements

These days it is increasingly difficult to have a reasoned and thorough public debate about government policy. So spare a thought for the members of a parliamentary committee who have to come to grips with a complex and important topic that affects all of us and is fraught with powerful…

An Argument for Assisted Dying in Australia: Andrew Denton’s Di Gribble Argument in full

At last week’s Di Gribble Argument 2015, Andrew Denton presented his case for an assisted dying law that would spare many Australians from unnecessary suffering. You can now read his speech in full – outlining his months of research and careful reasoning. Read the text of Andrew Denton’s address …

RIGHT TO DIE – TERMINAL ILLNESS

My husband Bryce recently passed away in the RPA hospital from incurable liver related complications. The feeling is indescribable when you hear the words, “I’m so sorry, there’s nothing more we can do.” When Bryce was lucid he calmly stated if given a choice he would choose to end his…