No decrease in Victorian suicides following legalised euthanasia

One of the more emotive arguments used by activists during the euthanasia debates in Victoria was that such laws would prevent the suicides of many Victorians who were currently “taking their own lives in painful, lonely and unacceptable ways.” The argument was that “one terminally ill Victorian was taking their life each week.” The exact same arguments were used in Western Australia when they were debating their legislation. Continue reading

“Their lives are valuable” – dementia ward doctor

“Our belief in the intrinsic value of lives is what protects the lives of all Australians.” – Dr Matthew Lennon Continue reading

Tasmanian politicians have opened up a Pandora’s Box

    The Tasmanian Lower House has voted in favour of the Gaffney euthanasia and assisted suicide bill, with members of the Lower House voting 16 in favour and 6 opposed. Continue reading

Death toll growing in Victoria

The fourth report of Victoria’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board has been released, and it includes the third round of statistics for Victoria’s euthanasia and assisted suicide regime. Continue reading

Aged Care Royal Commission report: key take outs

The Aged Care Royal Commission has released its final report after a two-year inquiry. Continue reading

Euthanasia support drops when it becomes personal

We hear time and time again that an “overwhelming majority” of Australians are in favour of euthanasia.  Continue reading

Tasmanian euthanasia laws “dangerous” and “flawed”

Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein has announced that debate about Mike Gaffney’s euthanasia bill will resume as the first order of business when Parliament returns on 2 March this year. The University of Tasmania review into the legislation has been completed and provided to the government. Continue reading

Discrimination causes “potentially avoidable deaths”

COVID-19 has been responsible for 65 per cent of recent deaths of people with learning disabilities.  Continue reading

The serious shortcomings of Belgium’s euthanasia regime

Despite claims from euthanasia activists that euthanasia can be made “safe”, evidence of the practice in Belgium, as uncovered in a new academic article published in the Journal and Medicine and Philosophy, tells a very different story. Continue reading

Euthanasia objectors preparing for eviction from hospice

Irene Thomas Hospice has only ten beds in its entire facility, but Canadian health officials are so determined to ensure euthanasia is in every area of the “health care” system that they are preparing to evict the management, staff and patients from the hospice. Continue reading