Tag Archives: Australia

Australian man had 1.4 million reasons to assist the suicide of his wife

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Supreme Court in Brisbane, Australia, is hearing the case of Graham Robert Morant (69) who has been charged for assisting the suicide of his wife Jennifer Morant

Australian Senator changed his mind and voted against euthanasia bill

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Last week, the Australian Senate defeated a bill (36 to 34) that would have permitted the country’s two territories– the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the Northern Territory–to

Australian Senate defeats euthanasia bill

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Great news. The Australian Senate defeated the assisted suicide bill after two members of the Senate, who indicated that they would support the bill, changed their minds and

Multi-Million Dollar Estate Drives Push for Euthanasia in Australia

Clem Jones Trust say that after supporting the push for assisted dying laws in Victoria last year, the trust will now back a campaign in Mr. Jones’ home state. By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn

Australian state of Victoria legalizes assisted suicide and euthanasia

By Dave Andrusko Although the outcome was known in advance , it didn’t make Wednesday’s decision by the Australian state of Victoria to legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia any the less bitter. As Adam Baidawi, reporting for

Doctors urge Western Australia not to legalize euthanasia

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition In the past few weeks, New South Wales Australia defeated a euthanasia bill while Victoria Australia all but passed a bill to legalize euthanasia. The Australian Medical Association

Victoria Australia parliament consents to euthanasia

By Michael Cook Editor’s note. This is excerpted with permission from a post at Mercatornet. The Australian state of Victoria will soon legalise assisted suicide and euthanasia. On Wednesday, after a marathon 28-hour debate, the bill was

Experimenting on the suicidal with lethal cocktails

By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia Editor’s note. The “Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 ” is a proposal in Victoria, a state in Southeastern Australia, which has passed the Lower house of Parliament and is being debated

‘Yes’ to euthanasia no longer certain in Victoria

Some members of the upper house appear to be changing their minds By Michael Cook Editor’s note. Victoria is a state in Southeastern Australia. On Friday afternoon, it seemed that Australia was just a whisker away from

Former Australian PM Paul Keating warns against assisted suicide bills

By Paul Russell, Founder, HOPE Australia Former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating has issued a statement warning against the passage of Victoria’s assisted suicide bill. His remarks apply equally to the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill which is before

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill passes Victoria’s Lower House

By Xavier Symons Editor’s note. Victoria is a state in Southeastern Australia. Australians watched last week as Victoria’s State parliament debated the government-sponsored Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017. The bill – which would allow assisted suicide and

Australian Assisted Suicide Plan: Only the Beginning

Don’t look to the starting point; look at the finish line. By Paul Russell, Director, HOPE Australia The ubiquitous figure of Philip Nitschke and his death peddling organisation, Exit, are never far from the news. Though eschewed