Disability

VOLUNTARY ASSISTED DYING BILL 2019

Committee

Resumed from 3 December. The Chair of Committees (Hon Simon O’Brien) in the chair; Hon Stephen Dawson (Minister for Environment) in charge of the bill.

Clause 99: Inducing another person to request or access voluntary assisted dying —

Progress was reported after the clause had been partly considered.

Comments and speeches from various members

Hon NICK GOIRAN: I move —

Page 66, after line 24 — To insert —

NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME — “STATE OF THE DISABILITY SECTOR REPORT”

HON ALISON XAMON (North Metropolitan) [9.51 pm]: Today the National Disability Services released its annual “State of the Disability Sector Report”. It is a very important snapshot of the disability services sector, including the results of a survey of 667 disability service providers across Australia. It provides a picture of some of those areas that service providers are finding particularly challenging.

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