Euthanasia in Tasmania - Assisted suicide in Tasmania - Dying with Dignity in Tasmania

Community viewpoints
Viewpoints from eminent Tasmanians...
Community viewpoints

Advocates speak out on the risks to the vulnerable in our community; the rise of elder abuse; and messaging to persons with disabilities

Community perspectives
Ray groom

Hon. Ray Groom

Former Premier of Tasmania and Chairman of Southern Cross Care

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Christopher Newell

Dr Christopher Newell

Professor of Medical Ethics, UTAS

In an incisive piece published in the Australian Disability Review and submitted to the Joint Standing Committee on Community Development on the Dying with Dignity Bill in 2009, Dr Newell observes that the current euthanasia has largely ignored many issues for people on the margins and warns that such people cannot be adequately protected | Read more...

Carolyn Wallace

Carolyn Wallace

Director of Clinical Services, Southern Cross Care

Carolyn Wallace, the Director of Clinical Services at Southern Cross Care, Tasmania's leading aged care provider, discusses the impact of euthanasia and assisted suicide on aged care; the misconceptions around the dignity of living and dying in an aged care facility; and the issues of pressure and elder abuse | Read more...


Viewpoints on euthanasia and assisted suicide from eminent Tasmanians