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20 Oct 2017

Transcript:  AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, with Helen Dalley, Sky News Live, ‘The Latest’, Friday 20 October 2017

Topics:  Victoria’s Assisted Dying Legislation


 


Published: 20 Oct 2017

20 Oct 2017

TRACEY HOLMES:    Victoria could soon become the first place in Australia where a doctor can legally help their patient end their life. The State Parliament debated the Assisted Dying Bill into the early hours of this morning, with almost every MP rising to give their personal views. While MPs opposed to the Bill are not giving up without a fight, the State's Opposition has conceded it is likely to pass the Lower House tonight. So what might happen nationally if the Bill passes, and what's the reaction from the medical establishment?


Published: 20 Oct 2017

19 Oct 2017

Legislating for euthanasia and assisted dying would change the relationship between doctors and their patients, AMA President Michael Gannon says.


Published: 19 Oct 2017

24 Nov 2016
AMA President Dr Michael Gannon told Radio National that the AMA will maintain its opposition to physician-assisted suicide, deciding that doctors should not be involved in interventions that have as their primary intention the ending of a person's life

Published: 24 Nov 2016

24 Nov 2016

Transcript: AMA President Dr Michael Gannon, ABC 24, 24 November 2016

Subjects: Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide; Sugar Tax


Published: 24 Nov 2016

24 Nov 2016
The AMA released its updated Position Statement on Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide 2016. It replaces the Position Statement on the Role of the Medical Practitioner in End of Life Care 2007 (Amended 2014).

Published: 24 Nov 2016