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

Vermont (USA) legalises assisted suicide

  The Vermont legislature passed their assisted suicide bill today in what is a first for the USA. In Washington State and in Oregon, assisted suicide became possible via citizen initiated referenda of the type that was defeated in Massachusetts last November.  Continue reading

Is public policy on euthanasia & assisted suicide based on religion?

  When giving interviews for all sorts of media about euthanasia & assisted suicide, I'm often asked if HOPE is a religious organisation.Certainly Dr Nitschke seems to think so as he has often claimed that HOPE is a 'Christian fundamentalist' organisation. Continue reading

De Duve's death is no advertisement for euthanasia

  The euthanasia death of Belgian Nobel Prize winner raises the spectre of the subtlety of coercion, abuse and the absence of real caring writes : Continue reading