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Sign the petition: Outcry over palliative care funding cuts

Liberal MLC Susan Carter is urging people to petition for the restoration of palliative care funding to the levels promised by the former Coalition government

More than 100 killed in South Australia euthanasia scheme’s first year

Numbers expected to increase in South Australia, as ACT prepares to introduce nation's most extreme voluntary assisted dying scheme

ACT euthanasia for teens as young as 14

The ACT Government is poised to introduce draft assisted suicide laws this year with a push for teenagers as young as 14 to be allowed to access the system.

South Australian deaths rise to 12 in first 3 months of...

Almost 30 South Australians secured a voluntary assisted dying permit and 12 have died in the first three months of the scheme according to the state’s first report.

VAD deaths rise in Vic

Victorian deaths from Voluntary Assisted Dying have increased by nearly a third over the last year, according to a VAD Review Board report released...

Ironically, there was no mercy

Deliberately hostile. Proposed in bad faith. Cruel. Obstructionist. This is the way in which amendments to the euthanasia and assisted suicide bill which passed NSW...

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP: Statement on the need to protect faith...

A statement from the Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, Most Rev. Anthony Fisher OP For the past two years society has been stopped in time. We...

Last chance for NSW to be wise on euthanasia

On euthanasia and assisted suicide in NSW we have a chance to avoid a social, medical and moral disaster - and instead create something noble, compassionate and humane

As Britain says No to assisted suicide, NSW campaigners urge caution

A landmark decision in Britain's House of Lords has big ramifications for the campaign to legalise the killing of patients in NSW

NSW dying bill has dangerous implications

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 will soon come before the NSW Legislative Council with a report from the Law and Justice Committee being made public this past week.

Hayden Ramsay: Loss of sense a good lesson

I’m recuperating from a nasty bout of covid. It had many unwelcome effects. Surprisingly, complete loss of smell has been if not the hardest, the saddest. I used to teach St Thomas Aquinas and enjoyed very much his profound reverence for our bodily lives. Reconciling this reverence with the even more ancient Christian commitment to […]

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Euthanasia committee splits

The NSW Legislative Council inquiry into Independent MLA Alex Greenwich’s proposed euthanasia laws has “elected not to take a position on the bill”, after a 4-4 split on the Standing Committee on Law and Justice was resolved by Chair Wes Fang MLC’s casting vote.
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