Social engineering evident in Victorian law

The architects of Victoria’s euthanasia and assisted suicide legislation have joined together to write a playbook for other states wanting to push through euthanasia and other “social change” laws. Continue reading

Palliative care is being undermined by euthanasia advocates

Palliative care specialists have said publicly that pro-assisted suicide activists actively and deliberately undermine public confidence in palliative care and what it can deliver in pursuit of their cause. Continue reading

WA government says no to transparency ahead of assisted suicide vote

State parliamentarians will be asked to vote next year on whether assisted suicide should be legalised in Western Australia following a joint select committee report last year. A government panel has been appointed to help draft legislation for such a regime. Continue reading

Political update

The election result in Victoria on the weekend has landed a devastating blow for the rights of vulnerable people in Victoria, who will now be at greater risk under the ill-conceived and dangerous assisted suicide regime. Continue reading

The deficiencies of so-called ‘safeguards’ in Victoria’s assisted suicide regime

  Victoria’s assisted suicide scheme is due to commence in June 2019 and has been hailed by pro-euthanasia advocates as the “safest” in the world due to its “strict eligibility criteria” and “safeguards”. Continue reading

Pro Euthanasia Advocate Charged With Murder

News has emerged that Sean Davison, a founder of Dignity SA (a pro-euthanasia organisation based in South Africa) has been charged with two counts of murder of disabled persons.  Continue reading

Victorians being called with pro-death message

Andrew Denton, assisted suicide activist and host of the Better Off Dead podcast series, has found another way to broadcast the “better off dead” message to older Australians, this time via thousands of robocalls to be dialled into Victorian homes this week. Continue reading

Another state moves towards legalised lethal drugs

The Queensland government is moving ahead with a push to legalise euthanasia and assisted suicide in that state, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announcing yesterday that there will be an inquiry into end-of-life care, with a specific focus on looking at legalised killing. Continue reading

It took more than three years for this prosecution to occur

The public prosecutor in the Hague has announced that the first-ever prosecution for a breach of euthanasia safeguards in the Netherlands will occur, more than 15 years after euthanasia laws came into effect in the country. Continue reading

Breaking news - Western Australia moving to legalise assisted suicide

In a very disappointing move that is clearly motivated more by politics than by evidence and research, the Western Australian government has announced it will legalise assisted suicide.  It has appointed an expert panel to assist the government to draft the legislation. Continue reading