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Northern Territory

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:

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Northern Territory

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

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Govt Consultations

Have your say!

Every Territorian has a right to receive compassionate, high quality and accessible palliative care at the end of their life. Community members are entitled to make decisions around managing their end of life care, like other Australians. The introduction of

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Call for Support

Can you help?

In 1996, my husband Bob was one of four dying people who were able to access the Northern Territory’s world-first Voluntary Assisted Dying law to help them die more mercifully. Shortly after, this compassionate law was extinguished by an Act

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