The information below is provided to assist organisations to understand Voluntary Assisted Dying in Victoria. It is important to offer high quality palliative and end of life care to support older people and their loved ones as they approach death. You can access resources about palliative and end of life care here.
The top section of this page contains links to useful documents and articles. Just click on the resource name for access.
The Education section has references for longer articles as well as courses and programs that you can access on line. To access academic journal articles, your institution may have library access, or you can try your state or territory library.
- Australian College of Nursing – Person Centred Care Position Statement 2014
- Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care – National Consensus Statement
- Better Health Channel – Voluntary Assisted Dying
- Euthanasia in Victoria: How the state’s assisted dying laws will work – ABC
- Film: Victoria’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Law – Go Gentle Australia
- Five Articles to understand Voluntary Assisted Dying – The Conversation
- Go Gentle Australia
- Palliative Care Australia: Voluntary Assisted Dying in Australia – Guiding principles for those providing care to people living with a life-limiting illness
- Parliament of Victoria – Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill
- Victorian State Government – Voluntary Assisted Dying
- Victorian State Government – Discussion Paper
- Viewpoints: Euthanasia and Existential Suffering
- Voluntary Assisted Dying – Information for aged care
- Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 – Introduction and overview (PPT)
- Voluntary assisted dying model of care pathways for health services