Friday, 22nd September, 2017

Victorians' access to euthanasia could be contested

A PERSON'S decision to access legal euthanasia could be overruled in Victoria in the future if doubts are raised about their capacity to make their own choices.

The terminally ill could also get lethal drugs within just two days, in "exceptional circumstances".

The new details about Victoria's proposed euthanasia laws emerged on Thursday with the public release of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017.

It allows people with "special interest" in a person's… more


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Thursday, 21st September, 2017

Top village managers honoured

TWO cousins and a retirement industry newcomer have been named top village managers in their state.

Cousins Anne Jack and Chiquita Walsh from Murray Gardens Retirement Village in NSW and Amanda Anthony from Beleura in Victoria all took home Village Manager of the Year gongs at the recent Retirement Living Awards.

Presented by the Retirement Living Council the awards recognise village managers who go above and beyond for their residents. more