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Record-Breaking Voluntary Assisted Dying Petition Tabled

The largest ever e-petition to come before the Tasmanian Parliament was tabled this morning in the House of Assembly. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  19 Aug 2020


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Two Weeks Left on Record Breaking Voluntary Assisted Dying Petition

We’re encouraging all Tasmanians to show their support for voluntary assisted dying by signing this petition over the next two weeks.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Jul 2020


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Historic Dying with Dignity Law Passes in Victoria

Tasmanians who support the right to die with dignity will welcome news the Victorian Parliament has passed voluntary assisted dying legislation.  

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Nov 2017


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Victorian Voluntary Assisted Dying Legislation

I congratulate the Victorian Lower House for passing the State's voluntary assisted dying legislation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Oct 2017


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Speech on Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016

This bill aims to eliminate this end of life trauma for the families of those for whom conventional medicine has no effect.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2017


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Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016

A bill for An Act to provide for medical assistance in specific and restricted circumstances to enable the voluntary death of competent adults.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Greens Bill  |  24 May 2017


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Vote on Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016

Poll after poll, nationally and locally, indicates 80-85% public support for voluntary assisted dying legislation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  24 May 2017


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Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 Tabled

Madam Speaker, I support seeking of leave to suspend Standing Orders so Ms Giddings and I can table together the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  17 Nov 2016


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Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 Tabled

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Nov 2016


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O'Connor and Giddings Launch Voluntary Assisted Dying Petition

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  26 Feb 2016


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Support for Dying with Dignity

The former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has broken ranks with his church and indicated that he will support a bill for assisted dying.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  15 Jul 2014