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January 20, 2019

Former Melbourne Fireman Troy Thornton Raises $16k

Former Melbourne fireman Troy Thornton has raised around $16,000 on crowd funding site, Go Fund Me, to help fund his trip to the Life Circle assisted suicide service in Basel Switzerland. Troy, who is suffering from Multiple System Atrophy, was forced to launch the campaign after Zurich service Dignitas refused to refund any part of […]

January 1, 2019

2019 Peaceful Pill Handbook – Ships March

There are 2 published versions of the Peaceful Pill Handbook: Print OR Online. 1. Online Edition – Peaceful Pill eHandbook Continuously updated with new information Available on 24 month subscription basis (US$85) Contains 50+ videos Allows access to Peaceful Pill Forums (on approval & after 1 month wait period) Printed from live URL secure line […]

August 30, 2018

Tribute to Novelist, Biographer & Public Intellectual Dr Peter Corris

The world is a poorer place today – 30 August 2018 – after hearing of the death of Dr Peter Corris. A respected novelist, columnist and public intellectual in Australia, Peter was also the biographer of Exit Founder, Dr Philip Nitschke. In 2013, Philip and Peter collaborated on a year long writing project. The result […]

May 28, 2018

Australian, 104, dies in assisted suicide in Switzerland

Associated Press, PHILIPP JENNE

LIESTAL, Switzerland (AP) — A 104-year-old Australian biologist who drew international attention to his right-to-die case ended his life in Switzerland on Thursday, an advocacy group said. Exit International, the group that helped David Goodall carry out his wish, said the scientist was declared dead at 12:30 p.m. in Liestal, a town outside the city […]

May 24, 2018

‘There’s just too many of us’: Scientist, 104, feared for the future of Earth

Daniel Piotrowski, Daily Mail UK

He traveled from Australia to Switzerland to die by suicide on May 10. Philip Nitschke revealed Dr Goodall, 104, was worried about over-population. ‘There are just too many of us, consuming too much,’ Dr Goodall reportedly said. ‘Allowing end of life choice for the elderly… is a logical step’  he added.   An 104-year-old scientist feared […]

February 13, 2018

High Court trial of euthanasia campaigner Susan Austen gets under way on Monday National News

Susan Austen has pleaded not guilty to aiding a suicide and importing a drug that can be used for euthanasia. The trial of euthanasia campaigner Susan Austen begins in the High Court at Wellington on Monday. The 66-year-old retired Lower Hutt teacher faces one charge of aiding Annemarie Niesje Treadwell​ to commit suicide, and two charges of importing pentobarbitone, a […]