John Gayson’s story

Bernard Erica has shared his personal story of suffering on “Australian Story” this week. He is not alone. There are many Australians who face the prospect of unbearable suffering as they progress towards the end of their life, without hope or choice. John Grayson is one of them. Watch this short video about …

Euthanasia supporters plan for supreme court challenge for right to end life

Once joined in matrimony, Adele and Victor Stevens now share a garden fence on a quiet suburban street in the Woden Valley. The ageing neighbours have had their share of arguments since meeting in high school, marrying and separating, but they’re both certain of one thing. They want to control…

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 …