11 February 2015 - Australia-first panel to debate legalising medically-assisted dying in Port Macquarie

ABC radio personality Tony Delroy will moderate an Australian-first Dying with Dignity forum at Port Panthers Auditorium on March 14. A recent survey revealed 85 per cent of Australians were in favour of legalising medically assisted dying for the terminally and incurably ill. Port Macquarie DWD convenor Annie Quadroy said the forum would discuss and debate all the important issues. "We are delighted that eminent Australians on the topic have confirmed their participation, and it will be the first time in Australia that these renowned Australians will be sharing the same stage," she said.   Read More...

23 January 2015 - No small thing: Meet the micros with eyes on March

This article in the Sun Herald in January 2015 provided some great publicity for the VEP in NSW prior to the State Election, especially the part about preferences. The Voluntary Euthanasia Party participated in Druery’s preferencing at the federal election. But NSW Lead candidate, Shayne Higson says this won’t work in NSW. Euthanasia is an issue which resonates with middle aged and elderly voters across the political spectrum, she says. Supporters will be asked to "send a message" to the Baird Government on the need for euthanasia reform by voting for VEP and then choose their own second preference. Read More...

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