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VAD bill tabled in South Australian Parliament

On Wednesday December 2, the earlier announced Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill was tabled in both Chambers of the South Australian Parliament. This is the seventeenth time a Bill has been introduced into South
Australian parliament. The last Bill was defeated by only one vote.

The bill was tabled first by Hon Susan Close in the House of Assembly (lower house) and later in the day by Hon Kyam Maher in the Legislative Council (upper house).

What’s next?

The debate is adjourned until 2021 when Parliament resumes on February 2.

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The VAD Bill can be viewed here:
https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/saves/pages/45/attachments/original/1607219485/VOLUNTARY_ASSISTED_DYING_BILL_2020.UN.PDF?1607219485

The speech by Hon Kyam Maher can be viewed on facebook here:
https://fb.watch/28lJIeKG18/

The speech by Hon Susan Close can be viewed on facebook here:
https://www.facebook.com/SusanCloseMP/posts/3719098484814201

Reference: South Australian Voluntary Euthanasia Society:
https://www.saves.asn.au/sa_vad_bills

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