THE BROKEN HEARTED

What if the way your loved one dies is so cruel it breaks your heart?

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‘THE DYING ARE WITNESSES TO THEIR FAMILY’S PAIN JUST AS THE FAMILY ARE WITNESSES TO THEIRS’

Dr Libby Smales

Palliative Care Physician

In 2019, as the Western Australian parliament prepared to debate a Voluntary Assisted Dying law, filmmakers Juliet Lamont and Josh Raymond travelled across Western Australia, to hear stories of suffering at the end of life.

More than two dozen Western Australians courageously stepped forward to be heard.

Their message: ‘What happened to us was cruel and unnecessary, and should never be allowed to happen again’.