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Voluntary assisted dying explained

Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Implementation Conference

The Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Implementation Conference will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, and virtually, on Saturday 29 October 2022.

Register to join and learn more about the conference, including the program and speakers.

An overview of voluntary assisted dying

Voluntary assisted dying will provide an additional end-of-life option to a person who is dying, if they meet the strict eligibility criteria.

The eligibility criteria

Learn about the strict criteria people must meet for accessing voluntary assisted dying in Queensland

The process

Learn about the process a person accessing voluntary assisted dying would take with authorised voluntary assisted dying practitioners and their supporting healthcare team.

Last updated: 9 June 2022

Contact us

Contact the Voluntary Assisted Dying Unit by emailing: VADImplementation@health.qld.gov.au

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Register your interest in becoming a voluntary assisted dying practitioner

Further details about training to become an authorised voluntary assisted dying practitioner will be available in the coming months. Learn more about the practitioner eligibility requirements and register your interest to complete the training.

Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Handbook

The Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Handbook (QVAD Handbook) assists healthcare workers, health services and others to understand their roles and responsibilities, and supports compliance with the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2021 (the Act).

Read the Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Handbook (PDF 2759 kB).