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‘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...

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...

‘Fade to Black’ in Wagga Wagga

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 Armidale

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 Glendale (Newcastle)

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...

Dr McPhee: Having choice enables me to embrace my life now

Diagnosed at 59 with stage four Sezary syndrome, a rare form of cancer, Dr McPhee underwent several rounds of treatment, including a bone marrow transplant, and at one point suffered multiple organ failure. Half of all patients die within five years of diagnosis of Sezary...

‘Fade to Black’ in Hurstville

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...