What has the SIE said about euthanasia?Tweet
On Tuesday 26 October 2010, the Social Issues Executive held an information night about the current proposals for euthanasia in Australia ...
Click on each speaker for talks by:
Dr Megan Best,
Rev. Dr Michael Jensen,
Dr Karin Sowada
with comments throughout by Rev. Dr Andrew Cameron.
Previous SIE comment on euthanasia
- The Sydney Morning Herald published an opinion piece by Dr Andrew Cameron called Euthanasia Question Needs Wider Discussion on October 8 2010.
- The Social Issues Executive has written two briefings on voluntary euthanasia, entitled Euthanizing fear: why it won’t work and Euthanasia and the abandonment of life.
- A submission by the Social Issues Executive against the Rights of the Terminally Ill (Euthanasia Laws Repeal) Bill 2008 is available here. This submission was made to the Senate Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs.
- In 2009, the National Health and Medical Research Council produced a discussion paper on the ethical issues involved in transitions to palliation and end of life care for people with chronic conditions. The submission (drafted by Dr Megan Best) is available here.