Euthanasia

Journal article
31 August 2016

This paper compares Intensivists with six other specialties most often involved in end-of-life care as to their knowledge, attitudes and practice in relation to the law in this area.

Journal article
31 July 2016

This article considers the implications that recent euthanasia developments in Belgium might have for the Australian debate on assisted dying.

Report
9 June 2016

Final report from the Victorian Parliament's Legal and Social Issues Committee inquiry into end of life choices.

Policy
11 May 2016

Australian Sex Party policy on the decriminalisation of voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide for patients with a terminal illness and suffering severe pain. 

Journal article
27 April 2016

The aim of this article is to better understand the voluntary euthanasia (VE) or physician-assisted suicide (PAS) legislation reform landscape in Australia over the past two decades.

Submission
29 January 2016

Submission to the New Zealand Parliament supporting the view that a legal framework permitting assistance to be given to a competent terminally ill adult to end his or her life (if he or she...

Journal article
1 January 2016

This article provides insight into doctors’ attitudes about the role of law in medical practice in this field, and argues that education is required for doctors to reconceptualise knowledge of the...

Journal article
1 January 2016

Law establishes a framework for making decisions about withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment from adults who lack capacity. However, to what extent do doctors know and follow this...

Audio lecture/presentation
2 December 2015

Andrew Denton understands that it is a difficult moral question, but is passionate that we need to have a humane and civilised option for our own death made available in Australia.

Video lecture/presentation
26 November 2015

Professor Peter Singer (Princeton) and Associate Professor Charles Camosy (Fordham University) debated the ethics of euthanasia and assisted suicide at the International Conference on End of Life...