Voluntary Assisted Dying in Queensland

Project Overview

The Queensland Law Reform Commission has been asked by the Government to develop an appropriate legislative scheme for voluntary assisted dying in Queensland.The Commission has released a Consultation Paper (WP No 79) outlining key issues and inviting written submissions in response to a series of questions detailed in the paper.

COTA Queensland plans to make a submission and we are asking for your input.

Please respond here on our Hub before 11.59pm on Sunday 22 November 2020.

A recent Parliamentary inquiry by the Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee determined that the majority of the Queensland community, including health practitioners, is supportive of the introduction of voluntary assisted dying legislation in Queensland.

The Queensland Law Reform Commission has been asked by the Government to develop an appropriate legislative scheme for voluntary assisted dying in Queensland.

The Commission has released a Consultation Paper (WP No 79) outlining key issues and inviting written submissions in response to a series of questions detailed in the paper. The Consultation Paper is available via the link under Useful Links on this page. Under Useful Links you will also find a link to the report from the Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee on Voluntary Assisted Dying.

COTA Queensland plans to make a submission to the Queensland Law Reform Commission consultation. We are asking for your input on any of the issues or questions in the Consultation Paper.

Please respond here on our Hub before 11.59pm on Sunday 15th November 2020.

  • Community consultation on Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation
  • Consultation submission developed
  • COTA Queensland submission provided to Queensland Law Reform Commission
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