The Palliative Medicine discipline does not include the practice of euthanasia or assisted suicide. ANZSPM activities are limited to the Palliative Medicine discipline.
There is a clear distinction between good care for the dying and active interventions instituted in order to deliberately end the life of a patient.
ANZSPM also note the very real concerns for both Australia and New Zealand in the lack of equity of access to quality palliative care services:
ANZSPM acknowledges the significant deficits in the provision of palliative care in Australia and New Zealand, especially for patients with non-malignant life limiting illnesses, those who live in rural and remote areas, residents of Residential Aged Care Facilities, the indigenous populations and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
You can read the statement in full HERE: