Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill Consultation

with Professor Margaret O’Connor, Emeritus Professor of Nursing, Monash University and member of the Ministerial Advisory Panel responsible for developing voluntary assisted dying legislation

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ANMF Job Reps and members interested in participating in the voluntary assisted dying bill consultation, including those working in palliative care, are invited to participate in this session as part of the Andrews Government’s Ministerial Advisory Panel’s consultation process to develop legislation for introduction into Parliament in 2017.

This session will provide an opportunity to hear from Ministerial Advisory Panel member Professor Margaret O’Connor, Emeritus Professor of Nursing, Monash University.

Participants will also be able to ask questions about the issues identified in the Victorian Government’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill Discussion Paper which seeks feedback based on people’s expertise and experience on the key issues including access, safeguards and practical considerations in creating a compassionate and safe assisted dying framework. The closing date for written submissions is Monday 10 April 2017.