Five reasons you need to make a submission to the Qld inquiry

There are less than three weeks left to make a submission to the Queensland inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care and voluntary assisted dying.  If you haven’t made a submission yet, then here are five reasons to encourage you to do so! Continue reading

WA Medical Association slams rushed euthanasia laws

Western Australia’s leading medical body has slammed the WA Government’s intention to rush through euthanasia and assisted suicide laws in the next six months. Continue reading

Will the WA Committee change its report?

Western Australia’s Report on the Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices, released in August of last year, made the following finding: Continue reading

The “myth” of a pain free euthanasia death

The myth that an assisted suicide death is always a peaceful (and superior) alternative to palliative care at the end of life is beginning to unravel as more and more information about what actually goes on in euthanasia deaths is revealed. Continue reading

The alarming categories of people being put to death in Belgium

An average of 45 people a week are being put to death under Belgium’s euthanasia regime, recent reports have revealed. Continue reading

What else didn’t the WA majority report mention?

When the WA Parliament established a Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices in 2017, it was charged with the responsibility of conducting an “Inquiry into the need for laws in Western Australia to allow citizens to make informed decisions regarding their own end of life choices”. Continue reading

Shocking revelations in Oregon’s latest assisted dying stats

  The Oregon Health Authority has released the latest round of statistics on assisted suicide, providing insights into the risks of the regime, particularly for the vulnerable.  The data has implications for the West Australian parliament. Here are three of the most shocking revelations: Continue reading

Here comes Australia’s slippery slope

News this week has demonstrated that the slippery slope, which euthanasia activists are adamant doesn’t exist, has already begun in Australia. Continue reading

Wrongful euthanasia deaths not considered by WA majority report

An important question arises for WA parliamentarians considering the advice of the ministerial panel into assisted suicide: How confident can they be that any proposed legislation will guard against wrongful deaths of Western Australians going forward, given that the majority report failed to examine any wrongful deaths under assisted suicide regimes in place in overseas jurisdictions? Continue reading

New euthanasia polling shows surprising results

The majority of people are concerned some people will be pressured into accepting euthanasia or assisted suicide so they wouldn’t be a burden on others, a new poll has found. Continue reading