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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...

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DWD Central Coast quarterly meeting

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...

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DWD Midnorth Coast quarterly meeting

DWD Midnorth Coast quarterly meeting When: Tuesday 29 August 10 am to 12.30 noon Topic: Moving on: retirement villages and nursing homes Speaker: Ivan McMaster from Orange 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 contact Annie Quadroy...

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DWD Central Coast quarterly meeting

DWD Central Coast quarterly meeting When: Friday 18 August 10 am to 12 noon Topic: Advance care directives: a local perspective - Procedures at public hospitals on the Central Coast Speaker: Mr Peter Cleasby, Chairperson, Central Coast Local Health District Advance Care Planning Committee The focus is on the importance of having an...

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NSW Nurses & Midwives declare support for VAD

Hundreds of nurses and midwives have considered the moral and ethical challenges of assisted dying and voted in support of the need for legislative change to occur in New South Wales. More than 500 delegates attending the 72nd Annual Conference of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association...

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Support the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (NSW)

The cross-party NSW Parliamentary Working Group on Assisted Dying has unveiled a draft Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 (NSW) for public consultation, with the aim of introducing it to Upper House of the NSW Parliament in September for debate shortly afterwards. The bill is the result...

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Speak to your MP about VAD – Sydney forum

On Thursday 13 July, 2017 at 6pm - 7:30pm a forum was held in the NSW Parliament House Theatre to discuss the final draft of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill (draft 21!) which will be presented to the Upper House in the second sitting week...

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Stimulating community information session in Port Macquarie

On Tuesday 11 July, we held the NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill community information and consultation session in Port Macquarie. The event was hosted by the 'NSW Parliamentary Working Group on Assisted Dying' in conjunction with Dying with Dignity Midnorth Coast NSW. The speaker was Trevor Khan,...

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Church and States battle

There are non-religious people who are wary of introducing voluntary assisted dying laws, but the Catholic strain is obvious and contentious. It was the organisation and funding from the broad Catholic church – as well fierce opposition from the AMA and concern from some Indigenous groups...