Euthanasia

Melbourne doctors challenge state with euthanasia confession

The Melbourne Age, March 25 1995

Seven Melbourne doctors have written an open letter to the state premier, Mr Jeff Kennett, openly declaring that they have helped terminally ill patients to die - a criminal offence which carries a sentence of up to 14 years in jail.
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Pleading for her death - the moving letters of a woman in search of euthanasia

The Melbourne Age, March 25 1995

Anna Knight knew what she wanted. She had always been a strong character and when she realised just how ill she was - when she had survived three operations in only 10 weeks and emerged with a bowel full of stitches, a colostomy and the certainty that she would die from the inoperable cancer that was slowly chewing up her abdomen - she spoke to her elderly husband and to her adult daughter and she...

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