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Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill Information Session

At the next sitting of the Victorian Parliament, the Government will table a bill for the legalisation of what is being called “Voluntary Assisted Dying”. 

On Thursday 17 August 2017 the Eastern Deanery of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is holding an information session at St John’s Catholic Church in Mitcham which is open to all the public. Fr Tony Kerin , the episcopal vicar for Life Marriage and Family in the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne, will address a gathering of people interested in this debate, providing more information on the issue. You are cordially invited to attend this evening.


  • Venue:   Coghlin Centre – St John the Evangelist Parish, 494 Whitehorse Rd, Mitcham VIC
  • When:    Thursday 17th August
  • Time:     7.30pm
  • RSVP:     St Johns office  ph 9873 1341 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In advance of the tabling of this bill, Bishops of a number of the Christian Churches of Melbourne and Victoria recently released an Open Letter to the Premier about this issue. Read the Open Letter to the Premier here and please share this with your networks.


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