On 16 May 2017, a consultation draft was released for the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 (NSW) (The Bill). This Bill has been developed after a extensive period of consultation by a cross-party working group of NSW MP’s.
The aim of the Bill is to provide a legislative framework for the rights of terminally ill persons to request and receive assistance to end their lives voluntarily.
Key provisions of the Bill, include:
A copy of the draft bill and contact details can be found here: http://legislation.nsw.gov.au/~/view/bill/e04dab6e-c1ae-4bda-8880-e9130923655d
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