NSW Euthanasia debate - MPs speeches focus on the main points

The following quotes are from speeches on The Hon Cate Faehrmann MLC's Rights of the Terminally Ill Bill in the chamber debate on the 9th of May. The bill is likely to be heard further on the 23rd of May. Clearly focusing on the real issues makes for a good debate.   Here are some of the many great comments: Continue reading

Care Not Killing UK Director challenges NSW MLC Cate Faehrmann

  Dr Peter Saunders, campaign director of the UK's Care Not Killing responds to claims made by NSW MLC Cate Faehrmann in her second reading speech on her Rights of the Terminally Ill bill currently under debate int he NSW Upper House.  Continue reading

Al Jazeera network documentary - A License to Kill

The Al Jazeera network documentary,  A License to Kill, about euthanasia in Australia was recently aired across the globe to an estimated 200 million people viewing audience. Continue reading

World Congress of Families Sydney May 2013

  I was asked by the World Congress people to give a short address on the relationship between euthanasia & assisted suicide and family dysfunction.  Continue reading

Fear of growing old - reason to die in Switzerland?

  82 year old Swiss citizen Alda Gross wants to die by assisted suicide. She is simply growing old.  Continue reading

AMA (SA) chief slams SA euthanasia bill - again

  In February this year we reported that the South Australian branch of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) had written to all South Australian lower house MPs roundly criticising this and another end-of-life related bill proposed by The Hon Bob Such MP.  Continue reading

Doctors' Words Influence End-of-Life Decisions Made By Patients' families

This is an important article from  . It highlights how critical the doctor is in shaping and influencing a family's decision in regards to treatment at the end-of-life for a loved one.TIME's  Continue reading