Assisted dying

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Plibersek says Albanese has a ‘tough job’ as polls tighten – as it happened
Follow all the day’s developments live

Tory Shepherd and Amy Remeikis (earlier)

19, May, 2022 @10:19 AM

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Assisted dying advocates shift focus to Australian government’s territory ban
After NSW became the last state to pass euthanasia laws, advocates say they will fight to overturn ban preventing ACT and NT from passing their own laws

Michael McGowan

19, May, 2022 @9:28 AM

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NSW passes voluntary assisted dying laws after marathon upper house debate
State becomes the last in Australia to allow euthanasia for people suffering from terminal illnesses

Michael McGowan and Tamsin Rose

19, May, 2022 @3:02 AM

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Midnight sitting of NSW upper house fails to resolve debate over assisted dying bill
Amendments made during marathon 12-hour sitting mean bill must return to lower house before becoming law

Michael McGowan

18, May, 2022 @8:18 PM

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Emotions run high as showdown on NSW assisted dying bill approaches
If passed, the state will be the last in Australia to allow terminally ill people to choose when they die

Tamsin Rose

17, May, 2022 @10:15 AM

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Are Canadians being driven to assisted suicide by poverty or healthcare crisis?
Critics argue laws are being misused to punish the poor but experts say cases represent country’s failure to care for its most vulnerable citizens

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

11, May, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘Everything I do is urgent’: actor Liz Carr on confronting mortality, taking risks – and winning awards
The Olivier winner on how activism has helped her deal with online abuse, her two years of shielding – and why her life is amazing

Interview by Emine Saner. Portrait by Linda Nylind

10, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Australians have unequal rights to die. For some families, that only adds to the pain
Sue Walton vowed to be with her terminally ill daughter when she decided to end her life. But NSW laws against voluntary assisted dying kept them apart

Sophie Black

17, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Briton who killed terminally ill wife faces murder trial in Cyprus
David Hunter is to go to court this week, after his lawyers’ request that the charge be changed to assisted suicide was refused

Helena Smith in Tremithousa

17, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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In Love by Amy Bloom review – a moving memoir of a life lived together
Bloom charts her late husband’s decision to seek assisted suicide in this sharply observed, often witty account

Salley Vickers

15, Apr, 2022 @6:30 AM

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In Love: A Memoir of Love and Loss by Amy Bloom – a courageous howl
The author’s searing account of helping her husband to end his life at Switzerland’s Dignitas clinic is full of heartache… and dark humour

Hephzibah Anderson

05, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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After my husband died, my life felt broken – so I planted a new tree
When she lost her ‘best beloved’, author Amy Bloom was overwhelmed by grief. But then nature, a tarot card reader and even Covid all helped her heal

Amy Bloom

02, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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