A forum for eminent Tasmanians to share their professional opinions on the harms and risks to individuals and society associated with removal of the legal prohibition on euthanasia and assisted suicide in Tasmania
The discussion paper relies largely on information from various 'thorough' reviews released in 2011 and 2012 in Canada and the UK. This video examines these reviews and asks the question whether these reviews meet the standards required by parliamentarians when considering legislative reform
Dr Paul Dunne
Dr Paul Dunne from REALdignitytas today rejected the conclusion of the Australia21 Report on voluntary euthanasia, that voluntary euthanasia occurs "not infrequently" in Australia. "That statement is simply incorrect" said Dr Dunne. "Many people promoting euthanasia, deliberately confuse euthanasia with current lawful medical practice..." | Read more...
Dr Paul Dunne
Contributors to the REALdignitytas forum reject the Giddings/McKim proposal for "Voluntary Assisted Dying" as a recipe for abuse of the elderly and vulnerable. The Premier and the leader of the Greens have carefully constructed their proposal to avert criticism of assisted suicide/voluntary euthanasia per se... | Read more...
Extracts of interviews with eminent Tasmanians - respected leaders in their fields of academia, medicine, law and social policy – opposed to the introduction of euthanasia or assisted-suicide in Tasmania