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March 13, 2022

Hemlock Society Address by Philip Nitschke

In January 2022, Philip Nitschke took part in a videocast hosted by the Hemlock Society of San Diego. The title of the discussion was ‘do you need permission to die’. The Videocast can be viewed on Youtube (You will need to log in first to prove you are > 18) or at the Hemlock Society […]

September 14, 2014

Philip Nitschke in Conversation at SWF

ABC Big Ideas

Join Philip Nitschke in conversation with his partner Fiona Stewart at the 2014 Sydney Writers’ Festival. Death and how you die, is a staple fixture at a lot of festivals, and these sessions always draw a crowd, whether they’re in Perth, Darwin or Brisbane. Euthanasia is always a contentious issue, even though public polling reveals […]

September 16, 2013

Jay Franklin tells his story to ABC’s 4 Corners

After 36 years struggling with that situation, Jay Franklin says he’s had enough and he wants to end his own life. Because assisted suicide, or voluntary euthanasia, is illegal in Australia he is forced to apply to Switzerland to fulfil his wish. Jay’s story raises many questions: why doesn’t society allow an individual with an […]

May 20, 2013

License to Kill: A new Al Jazeera documentary

Is Australia’s moral compass being called into question as opinions change about euthanasia? 101 East is Al Jazeera’s weekly Asian current affairs program covering a dynamic region with diverse cultures and conflicting politics. With special reports, interviews and debates, 101 East tackles the issues that unify and divide Asia. Tony Richmond has made a new […]