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Tasmania

Legal situation

In short

In Tasmania, a VAD law is approved in 2021. The act will come into effect in 2022.  Tasmania is the third Australian state to have VAD legislation. 

End of Life Choices Act 2020

At March 23, Tasmania’s Upper House has voted in favour of the End of Life Choice (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Act 2020. At April 22, the Tasmanian End of Life Choice Act 2020 has received Royal Assent. The law will come into force within 18 months after approval in parliament, so somewehere in 2022 probably. 

Read more: RACGP – New voluntary assisted dying Bill gives GPs and patients choice

Right to Die Societies in Tasmania

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Australian VAD laws: an overview

This year Australia is really going well with VAD laws! In South Australia and Tasmania VAD laws are approved this year, making the total of

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