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Navigating Assisted Dying in Victoria: The Legalisation of Voluntary Assisted Dying in Victoria raises Ethical, Legal and Policy Challenges
Carolyn Johnston, Michelle Taylor-Sands, Chris Gyngell, Paula O'Brien
Published : 2018
Victoria is the first state in Australia to legalise voluntary assisted dying. The Premier, Daniel Andrews, has described the law that comes into effect on 19 June next year as “giving Victorians with a terminal illness the compassion and dignity they deserve at the end of their lives”.