Victorian Parliament recommends assisted dying law

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The final report of the Victorian Parliament's inqiry into end of life choices has just been release. It recommends assisted dying law reform.

A Victorian Parliament committee has recommended assisted dying law reform

After an heroic investigation into end of life choices, in which the Committee received a record number of submissions and witness testimonies, it has handed down its final report to the legislature.

The report, some 440 pages, covers a range of ground including advance care directives and palliative care.

The report makes an explicit recommendation to legislate for assisted dying law reform in restricted circumstances. This is a tremendous step forward in honouring the wishes of the vast majority of the Victorian public, who have wanted this reform for decades.

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