Victorian Assisted Dying Law Comes Into Effect

Wed, 19 Jun, 2019

Today the State of Victoria, Australia, enacts the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says, "We've taken a compassionate approach to give to people that choice, those options, that dignity hopefully for a good death which is a really important part of a good quality of life as well."

You can read more about how the Victorian legislation will work here: 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/australia/113561090/assisted-dying-how-victorias-euthanasia-laws-will-work-in-australia 

Read the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 here: 

http://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/Domino/Web_Notes/LDMS/PubStatbook.nsf/f932b66241ecf1b7ca256e92000e23be/B320E209775D253CCA2581ED00114C60/%24FILE/17-061aa%20authorised.pdf 

Today the State of Victoria, Australia, enacts the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says, "We've taken a compassionate approach to give to people that choice, those options, that dignity hopefully for a good death which is a really important part of a good quality of life as well."

You can read more about how the Victorian legislation will work here: 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/australia/113561090/assisted-dying-how-victorias-euthanasia-laws-will-work-in-australia 

Read the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 here: 

http://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/Domino/Web_Notes/LDMS/PubStatbook.nsf/f932b66241ecf1b7ca256e92000e23be/B320E209775D253CCA2581ED00114C60/%24FILE/17-061aa%20authorised.pdf 

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