A woman has told an inquest how she left her father's home to run errands and returned to find him dead from assisted dying drugs prescribed to another person.
euthanasia (also includes assisted suicide)
Australia's Dr Death has taken the stand in defence of a condemned man, warning US officials who botched his first execution could be about to do it again
The Federal Court has ruled voluntary assisted dying laws equate to suicide, leaving doctors who help patients end their lives online at risk of prosecution.
A sombre celebration will be held by voluntary assisted dying campaigners as NSW becomes the last state to enact the powers for terminally ill people.
Almost 250 people died using Queensland's new voluntary assisted dying scheme in its first six months, as reviewers refer one man's death to a coroner.
A rise in Victorians ending their life with voluntary assisted dying shows growing confidence in the scheme, the state's premier says.
Victorian doctor Nick Carr has accepted a $12,000 fine for a clerical error, saying it shows the state's voluntary assisted dying laws are being scrutinised.
Barriers to accessing Victoria's voluntary assisted dying scheme have caused considerable distress for terminally-ill patients and their families, a study says.
Queenslanders suffering a disease, illness or medical condition that is advanced, progressive and terminal can now ask for medically-assisted death.
Parliament has repealed laws preventing the ACT and Northern Territory from legislating on voluntary assisted dying.
Go Gentle Australia founder Andrew Denton says the passage of voluntary assisted dying legislation represents a revolution for end of life care in NSW.
Laws allowing terminally ill people in NSW to expedite their death are expected to pass the state parliament after years of heated debate.
Advocates for legalised voluntary assisted dying say their long fight to allow the practice in NSW will probably not be realised until next week.