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The majority of Australians believe that a person suffering from a terminal illness is entitled to effective treatment of symptoms and should be able to make key decisions about when and how they die.

This majority of about 85% – demonstrated by numerous polls over the last two decades – supports the enactment of legislative change to enable the right to choose the timing and circumstances of one’s death, and to ensure that members of the medical profession and other health carers are not at risk of criminal charges in providing end-of-life assistance.
 
We remain grateful to our wonderful ambassadors who have assisted in the successful campaign to enact Voluntary Assisted Dying laws in Victoria, and who continue to act as advocates and supporters.
Mr Phillip AdamsProf Dennis Altman AMRev Gordon Bannon
Ms Layne BeachleyMr John Bell AODr Edward Brentnall
Ms Susie ByrneProf Lyn CarsonProf Simon Chapman
Emeritus Prof Alf ClarkProf Nick CroftsMr Kenneth Davidson
Mr Andrew DentonThe Hon John Dowd AO QCThe Hon Gareth Evans
Prof Ross Fitzgerald AMMr Max Gillies AMMr Ian Wood
Mr Peter HardhamMr David HumeDr Roger Hunt
The Hon Sandra KanckThe Hon Steph Key MPCoral Levett
Prof Marion MaddoxMr Lindsay McDougallEmeritus Prof Carmel McNaught
Mr Gordon Moffatt AMMiss Amy OrangeMr Mark Parnell
Mr Frank PenhalluriackMrs Rae PierceRev Kenneth Ralph
Rev Christopher N RidingsDr Harry Rundle FRACS FRCS FRCSEProf Peter Singer AC
Prof John SpicerMs Anne Summers AOMs Lesley Vick
Prof George WilliamsMs Yvonne AllenMs Valma Angliss AM
Mr Greg BarnsDavid Beanland AOMr Casey Bennetto
Mr Bob BrownDr Leslie CannoldMrs Shirley Cass
The Hon Robin ChappleMr Everald ComptonMr Peter Cundall AM
Rev Dr Craig De VosProf Gary W DowsettThe Hon Elizabeth Evatt AC
Ms Tamara FraserMr John Valder AODr Julian Hafner
Mr Robert HewettMrs Maya HumeDr Warren Frederick Johnson AM
Mr David KellyMs Mary KostakidisThe Hon Anne Levy
Mrs Eve Mahlab AOMs Judith McGrathMs Hilary McPhee AO
Prof Rob Moodie AOAssoc Prof Neville PammentHon Tom Pauling AO QC
Mr Marshall PerronMr Adrian PriceMr Bill Richmond
Mr Roland RocchiccioliProf Rick SarreMr Dick Smith AO
Ms Tracey SpicerDr Bruce WatsonProf Merrilyn Walton AM
Prof John WilloughbyMs Lynette AllisonMs Bettina Arndt
Prof Peter Baume ACMs Frances Bedford MP JPRev Trevor Bensch
Mr Julian Burnside AO QCDr Nick CarrMs Tricia Caswell
The Hon Stephen Charles QCMr Peter CouchmanMs Natasha Darke
Catherine DevenyDr Ilsa EvansDr June Factor
Mr Patrick Galvin AMMs Sandy GoreThe Hon George Hampel AM QC
Ms Janet Holmes A Court ACDr David HuntDr Rosemary Jones
Mr Stephen KennyAssoc Prof Helga KuhseMr Ian MacPhee AO
Mr Paul McDermottProf Peter McIntyre AOJudge Ronald Merkel QC
Mr Val MorganProf Malcolm ParkerMr Kirk Pengilly
Prof Peter PierceMr Chris Puplick AMMr Robert Richter QC
Prof Doreen Rosenthal AOThe Hon Chris SchachtMr Jim Soorley
Dr John StantonJane Caro AM
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