Department of Health

Voluntary assisted dying

The Victorian Government believes all Victorians are entitled to quality end of life care, which relieves pain and suffering, and provides compassionate support to family, friends and carers. 

On 19 June 2019 the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 came into effect. Victorians who are at the end of life and who meet strict eligibility criteria can now request access to voluntary assisted dying. 

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To subscribe to the Voluntary Assisted Dying newsletter, email the End of Life Care Unit.

Reviewed 24 November 2022


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End of Life Care team

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