Doctors’ grave concerns over Queensland euthanasia bill

We, the undersigned Past Presidents of AMA Queensland, wish to highlight significant matters of concern in the current proposed legislation regarding Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) to come before the Queensland Parliament. Whether individuals are opposed to or supportive of VAD these are unacceptable risks in the current proposed legislation. Continue reading

No such thing as ‘sanctuary’

Toowoomba Hospice provides free palliative care to those who need it. Continue reading

Not enough death in the world for some MPs

Apparently, there isn’t enough death in the world for some people, at least that seems to be the case for some members of parliament. Continue reading

Pro-euthanasia academics conclude Australia should legalise euthanasia and assisted suicide

It is the task of academics to support evidence-based debate, including sharing research findings with community and political audiences; at least that’s what Professors Ben White and Lindy Willmott of QUT’s Australian Centre for Health Law Research say. Continue reading

3-3 is a dead heat; not a win for the death squad

By any measure, three votes in favour of a proposition and three votes against it is a dead heat with no winner. Continue reading

Ticking timebomb euthanasia

Have you ever forgotten the PIN to your credit or debit card, especially after not using it for a while? Continue reading

A life worth fighting for

Here at Hope, we really believe that life, even in its hardest moments, is worth fighting for – right to the very end. Continue reading

Chronic fatigue sufferers eligible for euthanasia in Canada

Madeline is a trained actor and playwright, living in British Columbia, Canada. Continue reading

Families left pleading for a palliative care unit

In a state where politicians are proposing assisted suicide legislation, you would think that we wouldn’t be simultaneously reading stories saying that “families are pleading for a palliative care unit” at hospitals in our biggest city. Continue reading