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The Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board oversees the safe operation of the new law, which came into effect on 19 June 2019.

Voluntary Assisted Dying Portal

Registrations now open

Medical practitioners can now register to use our portal to access and submit forms and permit applications.

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Read our report

The Board has released its first report, covering work over the past 12 months to ensure a smooth transition to voluntary assisted dying.

Read the report

Role of the board

Meet the inaugural members

The board reviews and monitors voluntary assisted dying activities in Victoria.

Its responsibilities include:

  • promoting and ensuring compliance with the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017
  • reporting to Parliament and referring any potential issues or breaches to the appropriate authorities
  • collecting data about voluntary assisted dying
  • providing information to the community while maintaining the privacy of individuals involved.

The board reviews all assessments and forms submitted for voluntary assisted dying retrospectively.

The board does not:

  • grant or refuse applications for voluntary assisted dying
  • participate as coordinating or consulting medical practitioners in voluntary assisted dying assessments.

We are currently working on a model for processing data or research partnership requests made to the board. Check back here for updates.

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Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board

Page last updated: 11 Sep 2019

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