Submission to NT VAD Advisory Panel

This Submission to the Expert Advisory Panel on Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation in the Northern Territory, by Marshall Perron, was sent to the Northern Territory Voluntary Assisted Dying Advisory Panel on 6 February 2024. In his submission, Marshall says that: The obvious starting point for the NT will be to combine the most progressive elements […]

Principles for a Voluntary Assisted Dying Law

On Thursday the 11th January, the committee had a meeting with Duncan McConnel, co-chair of the Expert Advisory Panel for VAD and member Dr Geetanjali Lamba. We presented the NTVES Position Statement (download below). Our proposal goes beyond what is available in the states where legislation has been passed over the past few years. In […]

Marshall Perron’s address, the ‘historical strategic blueprint for achieving VAD’

At the Canberra National Press Club Conference on 1 October 1996, the former Chief Minister of the Northern Territory, Marshall Perron, was the invited speaker. His speech has been regarded by some as being much more than a historical foundation stone but more like a historical strategic blueprint for achieving Voluntary Assisted Dying.  Marshall Perron’s […]