Pages tagged "Government Policy"
Will the WA government put its money where its mouth is?
Jul 26, 2019
West Australian Health Minister Roger Cook recently said that the government wanted all West Australians to be able to get quality palliative care when needed. Continue reading
“Deeply concerned”: why geriatricians are fighting against euthanasia
Jul 15, 2019
“By succumbing to the push for voluntary assisted dying legislation, are we abandoning the push for quality end-of-life care and palliative care, and are we stating that there is no more we can offer and that death is the only option?” Continue reading
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day marked in shadow of looming euthanasia laws
Jun 14, 2019
Ahead of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day this weekend, experts and frontline staff from a range of disciplines have warned of the serious underreporting and silent epidemic of elder abuse, and have told of how it often goes undetected, even by the victim. Continue reading
Advance Care Plans can reduce calls for euthanasia
Apr 04, 2019
This week is National Advance Care Planning Week, an initiative of Advance Care Planning Australia. Continue reading
Will the WA Committee change its report?
Mar 19, 2019
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
Here comes Australia’s slippery slope
Feb 28, 2019
News this week has demonstrated that the slippery slope, which euthanasia activists are adamant doesn’t exist, has already begun in Australia. Continue reading
Queensland inquiry foreshadows broad euthanasia regime
Feb 21, 2019
The dangers of legalising euthanasia and assisted suicide were made obvious in Queensland this week, as the issues paper for its inquiry into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care and voluntary assisted dying was tabled in parliament. Continue reading
Tasmanian parliament poised to legalise assisted suicide
Jan 11, 2019
2019 looks set to be a big year when it comes to the fight against assisted suicide in Australia. Continue reading
Why is the Victorian government claiming this as a safeguard?
Jan 10, 2019
The Victorian government has bizarrely claimed as a ‘safeguard’ the announcement that Melbourne’s Alfred Hospital will be the sole dispenser of the lethal drugs for assisted suicide and euthanasia. Continue reading