Community views sought on end of life choices
A Select Committee of the Legislative Assembly is seeking community views on issues involving end of life choices.
The Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on End of Life Choices in the ACT, Bec Cody MLA said the Committee has today provide ACT resident with the opportunity to have their say on an issue that affects everyone.
“The Committee will be examining all issues around end of life care including palliative care, the practices of physicians assisting at this stage, practices in other jurisdictions and the current framework of legislation.” Ms Cody said.
Over the coming months the Committee expects to talk to medical and legal experts, and a wide range of groups and individuals in the ACT for whom end of life choices are an important and crucial issue.
Ms Cody said the Committee has called for written submissions which focus on:
Ms Cody noted that the Committee is asking that submissions be lodged by c.o.b. Friday 23 February 2018.
Monday, 11 December 2017
For comment – Committee Chair, Bec Cody MLA – 62051448
For information – Committee Secretary, Andrew Snedden – 62050199
Committee mailbox – LACommitteeEOLC@parliament.act.gov.au