SA Hansard 2011-21
The Hansard record for the most recent Bills debated in the South Australian Parliament is provided below. The most recent Bills are listed first, with the dates of the most recent debate listed first.
Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2020
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill was tabled in the Legislative Council and House of Assembly on December 2, 2020. Debate was adjourned until 2021.
December 2, 2020, Hon Kyam Maher Second Reading speech.
December 2, 2020, Dr Susan Close Second Reading speech.
Joint Committee on Voluntary Assisted Dying
April 4, 2019, Motion passed, HOA and Legislative Council
April 3, 2019, Debate on Motion to establish Committee
March 20, 2019, Hon Kyam Maher
Hon Kyam Maher meets Belinda Teh on the steps of the South Australian Parliament during her 2019 walk across Australia in support of VAD in WA.
Death with Dignity Bill 2016
November 16-17 Committee Stage and Vote
November 16 Second Reading Speeches
November 15 Second Reading Speeches
November 3 Second Reading Speech
October 20 Second Reading Speech - Tabling by Dr Duncan McFetridge
Hon Steven Marshall (then Opposition Leader), Hon Jay Weatherill (then Premier), Andrew Denton discussing the Bill at a forum in Old Parliament House, November 2016.
Voluntary Euthanasia Bill 2016
October 20 Second Reading Speeches
June 9 Second Reading Speeches - includes speech from Premier, Hon Jay Weatherill, MP
April 14 Second Reading Speeches
March 10 Second Reading Speeches
February 11 Second Reading Speech - Tabling by Hon Steph Key, MP
Voluntary Euthanasia Bill 2012
March 1 Tabling by Hon Bob Such MP
June 14 Speech and Vote
Criminal Law Consolidation (Medical Defences—End Of Life Arrangements) Amendment Bill 2011(known as the Medical Defences Bill)
The Medical Defences Bill was modeled on a different concept to most assisted dying Bills. The Medical Defences Bill was aimed at providing doctors with a defence if they were charged under the Criminal Code.