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DWD Mid North Coast quarterly meeting looking at Advance Care Directives

DWD Mid North Coast quarterly meeting When: Tuesday 27 November 2018 - 10 am to 12 noon Ms Annie Quadroy, DWD Mid North Coast Convenor, will provide an update on the latest news. Special topic: Advance Care Directives We will have two speakers: Mr David Horseman, Manager - Health Relations, North Coast...

DWD Mid North Coast quarterly meeting with DWD NSW President, Penny Hackett

DWD Mid North Coast quarterly meeting When: Tuesday 28 August 2018 - 10 am to 12 noon Ms Annie Quadroy, DWD Mid North Coast Convenor, will provide an update on the latest news. Special topic for discussion: Towards achieving Voluntary Assisted Dying in NSW in 2019 Special guest: Penny Hackett,...

Special meeting with Senator Richard Di Natale in Erina

When: Tuesday 31 July 2018 - 2 pm to 4 pm Topic: Plans for Federal voluntary assisted dying legislation Guest speaker: Senator Richard Di Natale, Leader of the Australian Greens Richard Di Natale, a former general practitioner, was elected to the Australian Senate in the 2010 federal election. He became federal parliamentary...

ABC Foreign Correspondent: David Goodall ‘On His Own Terms’

Local and international media have been fascinated by the story of the 104 year old scientist from Western Australia who travelled to Switzerland to end his life in May 2018. Professor David Goodall was as an academic, researcher and author in a career that spanned 75 years. He was not...

Our Winter Newsletter is full of Australian and overseas news

If we thought 2018 was going to be a quiet year then we were mistaken. The issue of voluntary assisted dying is a hot topic across Australia and around the world. There has been a great deal of media and many developments to keep abreast...

Annie’s husband, Paul, joins Voluntary Euthanasia Party

Paul Gabrielides was the husband of Annie Gabrielides, who was the ‘face’ of Dying with Dignity NSW’s 2017 campaign for the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (2017). Annie started the petition on Change.org “Don’t leave me trapped in a dying body - allow me to die peacefully” which received over 115,000 signatures. She lost her battle with Motor...

DWD Central Coast meeting includes discussion of Advance Planning

DWD Central Coast quarterly meeting When: Friday 18 May 2018 - 10 am to 12 noon Ms Bev Symons, Co-ordinator of Dying with Dignity NSW Central Coast Group, will provide an update on the latest news. Guest speaker: Stuart Carter Stuart Carter is an advocate for living in the...

DWD Mid North Coast meeting includes discussion of medicinal cannabis

When: Tuesday 15 May 2018 - 10 am to 12 noon Annie Quadroy, DWD Mid North Coast Convenor, will provide an update on the latest news, including our stall at the Senational Seniors Expo in Port Macquarie. Special topic for discussion: Medicinal cannabis ( a topic requested by many...