About this inquiry

Exposure draft of the Medical Services (Dying with Dignity) Bill 2014, with particular reference to the rights of terminally ill people to seek assistance in ending their lives, and an appropriate framework and safeguards with which to do so.

Past Public Hearings

15 Oct 2014: Melbourne, VIC
03 Oct 2014: Canberra, ACT


Inquiry Status

Report Tabled


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Exposure draft dying with dignity

Medical Services (Dying with Dignity) Exposure Draft Bill 2014 (PDF 102KB)

A Bill for an Act relating to the provision of medical services to assist terminally ill people to die with dignity, and for related purposes.

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