Emergency Contacts

Voluntary assisted dying


    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.

    Learn about voluntary assisted dying

    Voluntary Assisted Dying Commission

    Read about the Voluntary Assisted Dying Commission, including:

    • The role of the Commission
    • The role of Commission members
    • Key dates.

    Read more about the Commission

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