The one vote that makes all the difference

The battle to protect the vulnerable in New South Wales from legalised euthanasia and assisted suicide will reach a greater intensity this year with the announcement that Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm will quit federal politics and run for the NSW Legislative Council. Continue reading

Euthanasia advocate backs convicted husband

Euthanasia advocates have shown how far they would push euthanasia and assisted suicide laws if legalised in Queensland, giving no weight to financial motivations for helping someone to take their own life. Continue reading

Doctors bringing HOPE to WA

In encouraging news this week, former Victorian AMA President Dr Stephen Parnis has visited Western Australia ahead of a parliamentary vote on assisted suicide to be held next year. Dr Parnis has been meeting with MPs and doctors in the West to urge them to learn from the experience in Victoria and to provide clarification about some of the misrepresentations being made by pro-death lobby groups. Continue reading

Social engineering evident in Victorian law

The architects of Victoria’s euthanasia and assisted suicide legislation have joined together to write a playbook for other states wanting to push through euthanasia and other “social change” laws. Continue reading

Palliative care is being undermined by euthanasia advocates

Palliative care specialists have said publicly that pro-assisted suicide activists actively and deliberately undermine public confidence in palliative care and what it can deliver in pursuit of their cause. Continue reading

WA government says no to transparency ahead of assisted suicide vote

State parliamentarians will be asked to vote next year on whether assisted suicide should be legalised in Western Australia following a joint select committee report last year. A government panel has been appointed to help draft legislation for such a regime. Continue reading

Political update

The election result in Victoria on the weekend has landed a devastating blow for the rights of vulnerable people in Victoria, who will now be at greater risk under the ill-conceived and dangerous assisted suicide regime. Continue reading

The deficiencies of so-called ‘safeguards’ in Victoria’s assisted suicide regime

  Victoria’s assisted suicide scheme is due to commence in June 2019 and has been hailed by pro-euthanasia advocates as the “safest” in the world due to its “strict eligibility criteria” and “safeguards”. Continue reading

Pro Euthanasia Advocate Charged With Murder

News has emerged that Sean Davison, a founder of Dignity SA (a pro-euthanasia organisation based in South Africa) has been charged with two counts of murder of disabled persons.  Continue reading

Victorians being called with pro-death message

Andrew Denton, assisted suicide activist and host of the Better Off Dead podcast series, has found another way to broadcast the “better off dead” message to older Australians, this time via thousands of robocalls to be dialled into Victorian homes this week. Continue reading