The report from Queensland Parliament’s Health Committee on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 was released last Friday – and confirms serious flaws in the proposed legislation.Read more
This week is National Palliative Care Week in Australia. It is a time that the nation’s mind should be focused on supporting and caring for the terminally ill.Read more
‘Euthanasia’ comes from the Greek meaning ‘a good death’. Assisted suicide advocates claim that their form of ‘a good death’ will assure a peaceful death free from suffering.Read more
Palliative care acknowledges the dignity and value of every life, no matter the circumstances. National Palliative Care Week began on Sunday 24 May, giving an opportunity to reflect on this important principle and honour our dedicated palliative care health workers.Read more
Celebrating National Palliative Care Week
This week is National Palliative Care Week.
The ACL team is very grateful to the amazing nurses, doctors, staff and volunteers who provide a level of care and professionalism that is almost unmatched anywhere else in the world.Read more
The Australian Christian Lobby commends the Queensland government for today postponing their planned euthanasia legislation until after the October election, and for committing more funding for palliative care. The Palaszczcuk Government today referred the issue to the Law Reform Commission for a report by March 2021.Read more