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The Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board oversees the safe operation of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 which came into effect on 19 June 2019.

Voluntary Assisted Dying Portal

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

Access the portal. 

Read our reports

The Board releases reports on activity under the Act annually.

View our reports to date.

Role of the board

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.

Meet the members

Get in touch

Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board

Page last updated: 04 Jul 2022

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