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What happens if you want access to voluntary assisted dying but your nursing home won’t let you?

Voluntary assisted dying is now lawful in all Australian states. There is also widespread community support for it. Yet some residential institutions, such as hospices and aged-care facilities, are obstructing access despite the law not specifying whether they have the legal right to do so.

Tensions high as NSW euthanasia law approaches last hurdles

Supporting members are hopeful they have a blocking majority for "all these hostile amendments" to the bill, Greenwich said, adding they would work in good faith with any who held genuine concerns.

Vote for NSW voluntary assisted dying law likely to be delayed til next week

Advocates for legalised voluntary assisted dying say their fight to allow euthanasia in NSW is not likely to be realised this week, but advocates are hopeful the legislation will finally pass next week. NSW remains the only state in Australia that does not allow assisted dying for terminally ill people.

Historic day as Queensland legalises voluntary assisted dying

Terminally ill Queenslanders will be able to end their lives at a time of their choosing from early next year after the state parliament voted to legalise voluntary assisted dying.

Queensland parliament urged to stick with assisted dying bill

It's been 14 years since Jon Adams lost his sister Gay to cancer. Her final days were horrendous, spent in the grip of excruciating pain that left her body rigid.

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