Andrew Denton investigates the stories behind Victoria’s landmark Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) law.
Who seeks to use it, and why? Who are the doctors stepping forward to help them? And how does the Church continue to resist a law it describes as ‘evil’?
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As the population ages the possibility of a dementia epidemic increases. This panel explores what one can do to determine how long you would want to live if you had dementia and what options are available for a peaceful death when you still have decisional capacity — and when you don’t.
We explore solutions through the Dementia Directive, Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking, VSED, Final Exit Network and more.
Expert speakers: Colin Brewer, MD. Psychiatrist in London, Author of “O, let Me Not Get Alzheimer’s Sweet Heaven” and “I’ll See Myself Out, Thank You” (with Michael Irwin), Board of My Death My Decision.