About voluntary assisted dying in Tasmania
The Department of Health (Tasmania) is currently implementing voluntary assisted dying in Tasmania under the End-of-Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Act 2021 (the Act).
- At this stage, access to voluntary assisted dying is not available.
- This is because the Act has not yet commenced operation.
- The Act is due to commence by 23 October 2022.
- The implementation period for the Act is up to 18 months. This started on 22 April 2021.