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DWD Midnorth Coast quarterly meeting

DWD Midnorth Coast quarterly meeting When: Tuesday 28 November 10 am to 12.30 noon Topic: Death doulas and funeral preparations Speakers: * Teresa Melody from Port Macquarie * Jason Nicholson from Tuncurry and DWD Midnorth Coast Convenor, Annie Quadroy, will provide an update on the latest campaign news. Everyone is welcome. $5 incl morning tea. For details...

DWD Central Coast quarterly meeting

When: Friday 24 November 10 am to 12 noon Speaker: Coral Levett, President, NSW Nurses & Midwives Association, talking about the position of the NSW Nurses & Midwives Association on Voluntary Assisted Dying. Everyone is welcome. Contact: For details phone Bev Symons on 0413 376 343 or Joy...

‘Fade to Black’ in Orange

The documentary Fade to Black premiered in Australian cinemas in August. Fade to Black (1.5 hours) follows the travails of Peter Short, who mounted a personal campaign for legalising voluntary assisted dying (VAD) in the lead up to his death in December 2014. In addition to Peter’s...

Peter Short’s story told in Fade to Black film

The documentary Fade to Black premiered in Australian cinemas in August. It has been taken on a nationwide tour, with screenings an panel discussions in every capital city plus some regional towns. The following NSW screenings are still upcoming: Friday 20 October 7 pm at Odeon 5 Cinemas...

Support Annie’s right to choose – see Annie’s latest video

Annie Gabrielides has Motor Neurone Disease and is fighting for the right to choose a peaceful death. Early in 2017, she was given a 12 month prognosis. Annie says she is terrified of an undignified, drawn out and painful death. Annie would like to live...

Peter Singer: I am seeking to reduce pointless suffering

By Peter Singer, Professor of bioethics at Princeton University and laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne People often ask me what connects the various issues I have written about over the years – issues like global poverty, the way we treat animals, and the way we...

‘Fade to Black’ in Campbelltown

The documentary Fade to Black premiered in Australian cinemas in August. Fade to Black (1.5 hours) follows the travails of Peter Short, who mounted a personal campaign for legalising voluntary assisted dying (VAD) in the lead up to his death in December 2014. In addition to Peter’s...

‘Fade to Black’ in Ballina

The documentary Fade to Black premiered in Australian cinemas in August. Fade to Black (1.5 hours) follows the travails of Peter Short, who mounted a personal campaign for legalising voluntary assisted dying (VAD) in the lead up to his death in December 2014. In addition to Peter’s...