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Jane Morris

“I promise you, you will not suffer at the end.”

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Mark Eskdale

My life partner, Mark Brennan, was born in 1948, and ended his own life on 9 February 2014.

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Andrew Carswell

Andrew Carswell was an award-winning musician with innovative bands 

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Ken Woodger

Ken Woodger, was being taken to the hospital where at 65 years old, he would chose to end his own life...

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Giuseppe Coco

Giuseppe Coco wasn’t a complicated man, nor a judgmental one, and he followed his instincts for happiness.

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Bill Bailey

It says much about Bill Bailey that he joined the British army at seventeen at the start of World War Two, where ...

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Carolyn Forster

Carolyn Forster, 48, is the queen of trivia and crosswords, devoted to her cats and her friends and in love with travel...

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Lynne Wannan

When you are diagnosed with some kind of incurable cancer, the whole family is on that journey. 

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Beverley Randall

Beverley Randall didn't tell her family when she was diagnosed with lung cancer

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Alex Ingwersen

As a young bloke, my Dad was a talented sports-person. He played football with the Melbourne football

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Samantha Lancey

I’m sitting here in tears because I don’t even know where to start, I cannot understand as human beings how we can let people suffer when there is something we can do about it.

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Ian Smith

On 2 September 2015, after writing a letter each to my brother and me, compiling a list of people and services to contact, and writing a letter...

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John Parker

This story is a celebration of life and love and a testament on how to live while dying. This is my father’s story...

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Neville Galpin

My dad was a saw-miller all his life, and at the end it was hard to stop him from working

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Felicity Callanan

Let us, by law, grant people some hope that they can end their own suffering, 

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Michelle Flynn

Michelle has seen a number of family members, and a former partner, end their lives, alone and desperate, 

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Peter Williams

You’ll find Peter B. Williams, 64, at the Shamrock Hotel in Echuca, Thursday nights, 

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Lee Naish

the option of a good death would help me continue to have a good life

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Betty Ogle

"Can I have an injection now?"  My mother asked her very dedicated G.P. at her bedside - "No" was the...

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Kass Hall

Kass Hall says she has been living on borrowed time for 27 years.

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Kelly Arnett Somerville

“My most important patient in my life, and I couldn't do anything for her.”

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Nia's story about her Dad, Greg Sims

Friends, my story will take about four minutes to read. I’m asking you to be brave enough to read ...

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Albert Leonzini

Sandra Morris never felt ready to say goodbye to her partner of over 40 years, 

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Justine Martin

It was six years ago when Justine Martin was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, a degenerative illness ...

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Alastair Lucas

My beautiful Dad, Alastair, was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer when he was 62 years old. The tumour spanned across...

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Peter Short

My name is Elizabeth Short. Over the last 11 years I have lost three close family members to cancer, and...

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Colin Wragg

My name is Susan and I was Colin’s full time carer for over 9 years. We were married for 5...

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My mother-in-law suffered from multiple myeloma, a very painful bone cancer. For the last three years of her life...

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Catherine Bainbridge

Anniversary Ten years ago, my partner died by his own hand in the best possible circumstances. He had suffered prostate...

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Ray Godbold

I am a 59 year old R.N. Division 1 nurse with 34 years' experience and throughout my whole career I had...

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