Category Archives: Media

South Australia leads on euthanasia reform

Labor MP Steph Key

The news that South Australia is to house our first  euthanasia clinic  is welcome. Continue reading


A biased picture of death

4 Corners- ABC

Known as a “larrikin”, John has terminal cancer of the bowel and is suffering from pain that he “wouldn’t wish on his worst enemy” . “It throbs and throbs, shoots down your leg- it’s just too much”. John is one of four dying Australians who took part in a Four Corners documentary called A Good Death. Continue reading

Death on our screens

Movie - Love Story

Ryan O'Neil and Ali McGraw

Death on the screen is not about dying.

Whatever the relationship between society and the individual, the media is significant as a marker of popular cultures and social mores surrounding death and dying. Continue reading

Death Conversation

Guests on 774

Leisle Singer,Beth Wilson and Charlie Corke

“My dog wouldn’t have suffered as my husband did”, says Leisle Singer who is  one of Jon Faines’ guests on the ABC’s  conversation hour. Continue reading