Assisted dying

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Assisted suicide
Doctor-assisted suicide
Patient-directed death
Patient-directed dying
Physician assisted suicide
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board: report of operations - July to December 2020

This is the fourth report from the independent Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board.
Report

Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board: report of operations - January to June 2020

This is the third report from the independent Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board.
Journal article

Assisted dying and evidence-based law-making: a critical analysis of an article’s role in New Zealand’s referendum

Aim: To critically analyse the reliability of an article which claims to be evidence that the End of Life Choice Act 2019 provides a “potential hotspot for family, community and social discord that may not be easily remedied” should the legislation receive public support in...
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Has assisted dying been a legal slippery slope overseas?

Former prime minister Paul Keating claims the experience of assisted dying legislation in "overseas jurisdictions suggests the pressures for further liberalisation are irresistible".
Report

Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board: report of operations 2018-19

This report is the first from the independent Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board.
Report

Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board: report of operations - June to December 2019

This report is the second from the independent Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board.
Journal article

A model voluntary assisted dying bill

Voluntary assisted dying is a vexed and contested issue. Despite this complexity, over recent years there has been a shift in the national debate as successive governments put the issue of voluntary assisted dying on the political agenda.
Journal article

Evidence-based law-making on voluntary assisted dying

This paper argues that evidence-based law making by parliamentarians is needed as they deliberate proposed voluntary assisted dying laws. There has been limited recognition of the value of evidence-based approaches in the discipline of law
Journal article

Regulating voluntary assisted dying in Australia: some insights from the Netherlands

Over two decades of Dutch experience with voluntary assisted dying can inform deliberations about the nature of a regulatory framework in Australian jurisdictions, according to the authors of this article.
Report

Experience internationally of the legalisation of assisted dying on the palliative care sector: final report

This report examines the international experience on the palliative care sector of the legalisation of voluntary assisted dying (VAD).